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CBP Officers in Douglas Seize $155K in Marijuana

Release Date: 
March 31, 2017

TUCSON, Ariz. – U.S. Customs and Border Protection officers at the Raul Hector Castro Port in Douglas, Arizona, arrested a 30-year-old Mexican woman Wednesday (March 29) after finding more than 300 pounds of marijuana throughout her Chevy van.

Officers removed packages of marijuana from throughout a smuggling vehicle
Officers removed packages of marijuana
from throughout a smuggling vehicle

A CBP narcotics-detection canine alert led officers to find numerous bundles of marijuana hidden throughout the vehicle’s interior and exterior. Officers seized the drugs, worth an estimated $155,000, and vehicle. The driver was turned over to Immigration and Customs Enforcement’s Homeland Security Investigations.

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March 31, 2017