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Updated Sep 10, 2013 - 9:18 am

Feds seize $300K from truck at Arizona border

DOUGLAS, Ariz. — Federal authorities said a Douglas man is in custody, accused of trying to smuggle $300,000 in unreported cash across the southern
Arizona border into Mexico.

U.S. Customs and Border Protection officials said a truck driven by 35-year-old
Jerry Joseph Del Rio was selected for further outbound inspection at the Douglas
port.

CBP officers said they found seven packages of U.S. currency hidden inside a
compartment in the truck’s cab.

The truck and cash were processed for seizure and Del Rio was turned over to
Immigration and Customs Enforcement’s Homeland Security Investigations.

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