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7 pounds of heroin seized at Nogales port of entry

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U.S. Customs and Border Protection officers found the heroin in a suitcase in a Jaguar. (Source: U.S. Customs and Border Protection) U.S. Customs and Border Protection officers found the heroin in a suitcase in a Jaguar. (Source: U.S. Customs and Border Protection)
The heroin was estimated to have a value of $96,000. (Source: U.S. Customs and Border Protection) The heroin was estimated to have a value of $96,000. (Source: U.S. Customs and Border Protection)
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NOGALES, AZ (CBS5) -

U.S. Customs and Border Protection officers recovered 7 pounds of heroin worth $96,000 from a Jaguar sedan at the Dennis DeConcini Port of Entry in Nogales on Monday.

Officers arrested three women after finding six packages of the drug in a pair of suitcases in the car.

The women were identified as Saniela Moncerratt Soloranzo-Flores, 20, of Nogales; Ana Guadalupe Carrillo-Villa, 19, of Tucson; and Silvia Santacruz, 25, of Nogales. All three were referred to U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement's Homeland Security Investigations.

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