Thursday, April 30, 2015

AZMEX EXTRA2 30-4-15


CBP officers arrest two women, recover drugs and ammunition

By Brent Corrado. CREATED 2:59 PM

DOUGLAS, Ariz. (KGUN9-TV) - Two women were arrested and marijuana and ammunition was recovered during seperate incidents this week.

U.S. Customs and Border Protection tells KGUN9 that 23-year-old Ambar Esthela Morales of Tucson was arrested on Wednesday after Customs and Border Protection officers recovered nearly 8,000 rounds of AK-47 ammunition from her SUV.
The ammunition rounds were hidden in a dog food bag and in the rear quarter panels of the vehicle.

On Sunday, 36-year-old Christina Carrizoza of Douglas was arrested when CBP officers found almost $128,000 worth of marijuana hidden throughout her PT Cruiser. The drugs were also hidden in the spare tire of the vehicle.

Both women were referred to Immigration and Customs Enforcement's Homeland Security Investigations.


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