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CBP Officers in Douglas Seize $125K in Marijuana

Release Date: 
June 13, 2017

TUCSON, Ariz. – U.S. Customs and Border Protection officers at the Raul Hector Castro Port in Douglas, Arizona, arrested an 18-year-old Arizona woman Friday after finding almost 250 pounds of marijuana hidden throughout her 2008 Toyota Camry.

Officers discovered packages of marijuana within the door panels
Officers discovered packages of
marijuana within the door panels

When the woman attempted to enter the U.S. Friday afternoon, a CBP officer directed the woman to a secondary inspection area. Once in secondary, officers discovered anomalies that turned out to be more than 200 packages of marijuana.

Officers seized the drugs, worth close to $125,000, and vehicle. The driver was turned over to U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement’s Homeland Security Investigations.

Last modified: 
June 16, 2017