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Douglas CBP Officers Seize $100K in Marijuana

Release Date: 
May 19, 2015

TUCSON, Ariz. – Customs and Border Protection officers arrested a Douglas, Arizona woman and a Mexican man during separate incidents May 17 at the Port of Douglas.

CBP officers located packages of marijuana behind the back seat of a smuggling vehicle

CBP officers located packages of marijuana behind the back seat of a smuggling vehicle.

Officers arrested Juan Estrada-Encinas, 46, a legal permanent resident alien living in Tucson, after an inspection of his Ford truck led to the discovery of 92 packages of marijuana weighing nearly 105 pounds and worth more than $52,000.

At about the same time, officers arrested Daniella Viviana Delgado, 19, of Douglas after an inspection of her Ford van led to the discovery of 90 packages of marijuana weighing nearly 96 pounds and worth almost $48,000.

Officers seized all drugs and vehicles, and referred the subjects to Immigration and Customs Enforcement’s Homeland Security Investigations.

Last modified: 
February 9, 2017