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Woman arrested trying to smuggle cocaine across border

Woman arrested trying to smuggle cocaine across border

CREATED Mar 20, 2013

Web Producer: Mo Olivas

NOGALES, Ariz. (KGUN9-TV) - Customs and Border Patrol officers seized more than 26 pounds of cocaine Tuesday at the Dennis DeConcini Port in Nogales.

Lilia Guadalupe Martinie-Munoz, 21, was attempting to enter the U.S when officers referred her vehicle for further inspection.

Officers found $237,000 worth of cocaine in the trunk of her Chrysler Sedan with the help of narcotics detection canines, according to Edith Serrano with CBP.

Martinie-Munoz was arrested and the drugs and vehicle were seized. Martinie-Munoz faces prosecution on drug charges.