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63-Year-Old Glendale Man Fails at Marijuana Smuggling

Release Date: 
November 8, 2016

TUCSON, Ariz. — U.S. Customs and Border Protection Field Operations officers at Arizona’s Port of Lukeville seized more than 700 pounds of marijuana, worth an estimated $351,000, during a failed weekend smuggling attempt.

More than 700 pounds of marijuana were seized from within a trailer, which was carrying a vehicle
More than 700 pounds of marijuana were
seized from within a trailer, which was carrying
a vehicle

Officers working with a CBP narcotics-detection canine on Nov. 6 located the drugs within a false floor of a trailer; pulled by a Dodge truck driven by a 63-year-old man from Glendale, Arizona.

Officers processed the vehicle and drugs for seizure, and referred the subject to U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement’s Homeland Security Investigations.

Last modified: 
February 9, 2017