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CBP Officers Seize $30K Marijuana Load

Release Date: 
November 4, 2014

TUCSON, Ariz. – A 26-year-old Mexican man was arrested Nov. 1 for attempting to smuggle approximately 60 pounds of marijuana through the Port of Naco.

CBP officers assigned to the Port of Naco, located a load of marijuana within a compartment in the floor of a smuggling vehicle

CBP officers assigned to the Port of Naco, located a load of marijuana within a compartment in the floor of a smuggling vehicle.

Customs and Border Protection officers referred a Mercedes sedan driven by Jose Humberto Osuna-Carvajal for further inspection and found 57 packages of marijuana valued at approximately $30,000. Officers located the packages within a compartment built into the vehicle’s floor with the assistance of a CBP narcotics detection canine.

Officers seized the drugs and vehicle, and referred Osuna to U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement’s Homeland Security Investigations.

Last modified: 
February 9, 2017