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.
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.
U.S. Customs and Border Protection is the unified border agency within the Department of Homeland Security charged with the management, control and protection of our nation's borders at and between the official ports of entry. CBP is charged with keeping terrorists and terrorist weapons out of the country while enforcing hundreds of U.S. laws.