TUCSON, Ariz. – Customs and Border Protection officers at the Raul Hector Castro Port of Entry in Douglas, Arizona, arrested a 25-year-old man from Agua Prieta, Sonora, Mexico after finding marijuana in his Ford Mustang on Oct. 6.
A CBP narcotics-detection canine alert led officers to find nearly 204 pounds of the drug, worth approximately $102,000, hidden in various interior and exterior areas of the vehicle.
Officers seized the marijuana and vehicle, and turned the subject over 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.