CBP Officers in Douglas Seize $156K in Marijuana
TUCSON, Ariz. – U.S. Customs and Border Protection officers at the Raul Hector Castro Port of Entry in Douglas, Arizona, arrested a 34-year-old Mexican woman Tuesday when she attempted to enter the United States with more than 300 pounds of marijuana hidden throughout her Buick SUV.
CBP officers working with a narcotics-detection canine found numerous bundles of marijuana hidden throughout the vehicle’s interior and exterior. Officers seized the drugs, worth an estimated $156,000, and vehicle. The driver was turned over to Immigration and Customs Enforcement’s Homeland Security Investigations.