Anonymous Call Leads Nearly 80 Lbs. of Marijuana
TUCSON, Ariz. – The Brian A. Terry Border Patrol Station received an anonymous call Wednesday regarding suspicious activity near Naco, Arizona, which led to the arrest of one illegal alien and a seizure of almost 80 pounds of marijuana.
Agents at the Brian A. Terry Station, received an anonymous report of an individual seen picking up a bundle of suspected narcotics and running into an abandoned trailer. When agents arrived at the location to investigate, they found one Mexican national illegally present in the United States and two bundles of marijuana.
The Mexican national was arrested and the marijuana seized. The case is being processed in accordance with Tucson Sector guidelines.
U.S. Customs and Border Protection is the unified border agency within the Department of Homeland Security charged with the management, control and protection of our nation's borders at and between the official ports of entry. CBP is charged with keeping terrorists and terrorist weapons out of the country while enforcing hundreds of U.S. laws.