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Douglas CBP Officers Seize $100K in Marijuana

Release Date: 
June 24, 2016

More than 130 packages of marijuana were removed from a smuggling vehicle, by officers at the Port of Douglas
More than 130 packages of marijuana
were removed from a smuggling vehicle,
by officers at the Port of Douglas

TUCSON, Ariz. – Customs and Border Protection officers at the Raul Hector Castro Port of Entry in Douglas, Arizona arrested a 60-year-old man from Agua Prieta, Sonora, Mexico, in connection with a failed attempt to smuggle more than 200 pounds of marijuana into the United States June 23.

After officers referred the man for a secondary inspection of his Nissan sedan, they found multiple packages of marijuana hidden throughout the vehicle’s interior and exterior.

Officers seized the drugs and sedan, and turned the subject over to Immigration and Customs Enforcement’s Homeland Security Investigations.

Last modified: 
February 9, 2017