Man attempts to smuggle $90,000 into Mexico

Man attempts to smuggle $90,000 into Mexico

CREATED Apr. 18, 2013

Web Producer: Janice Yu

NOGALES, Ariz.(KGUN9-TV) - A man from Nogales, Sonora, was arrested on Tuesday for attempting to smuggle $90,000 through the Dennis DeConcini Port into Mexico, according to Nogales Customs and Border Protection.

Cesar Oleas Vazquez's, Ford truck was stopped for further inspection by CBP officers.  CBP narcotics detection canine alerted officers of illegal contraband. Officers found the cash under the front seat of the vehicle.

Olea, 34,  is being held by state authorities on charges of bulk cash smuggling. The vehicle and cash were processed for seizure.

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