Arizona man caught trying to smuggle meth across border in hollowed-out tortillas

An Arizona man was caught trying to smuggle methamphetamine across the border by stashing the drugs inside hollowed-out packages of tortillas on Friday, Oct. 28, 2016. (U.S. Customs and Border Protection)

An Arizona man was caught trying to smuggle methamphetamine across the border - in packages of hollowed-out tortillas.

A Customs and Border Protection narcotics detection K-9 sniffed out the drugs on Friday along the Morley Pedestrian Crossing at the Port of Nogales.

Officers arrested the 62-year-old man, who is from Nogales. There were 3 pounds of meth stashed inside the tortillas, investigators said.

Authorities turned the man over to U.S. Immigration and customs Enforcement's Homeland Security Investigations.
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