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Douglas CBP Canine Alerts to Marijuana Shipment

Release Date: 
February 28, 2017
Officers discovered nearly 220 pounds of marjuana within a smuggling vehicle
Officers discovered nearly 220 pounds of
marijuana within a smuggling vehicle

TUCSON, Ariz. – Customs and Border Protection officers at the Raul Hector Castro Port of Entry in Douglas, Arizona arrested a 24-year-old Mexican man Feb. 23 for attempting to transport nearly 220 pounds of marijuana into the U.S.

Officers working with a CBP narcotics-detection canine found approximately $109,000 worth of marijuana stashed throughout the man’s Chevrolet truck.

Officers seized the drugs and vehicle, and turned the man over to U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement’s Homeland Security Investigations.

Last modified: 
February 3, 2021