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Arizona CBP Officers Seize Marijuana Hidden Inside Jet Ski

Release Date: 
August 22, 2014

TUCSON, Ariz. — A 49-year-old Avondale, Arizona, man was arrested Thursday at the Port of Lukeville in connection with a failed drug-smuggling attempt.

CBP officers discovered packages of marijuana underneath the seat of a watercraft.

CBP officers discovered packages of marijuana underneath the seat of a watercraft.

U.S. Customs and Border Protection officers referred the man for additional inspection of his Ford SUV, towing a trailer and jet ski, and located 15 bundles of marijuana weighing nearly 15 pounds.

The drugs, valued at $7,300, were in the SUV’s rear cargo area under the watercraft’s seat.

Officers seized the drugs and vehicles, and referred the subject to U.S. Immigration and Custom Enforcement’s Homeland Security Investigations.

Last modified: 
February 9, 2017