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Douglas CBP Officers Seize $106K in Marijuana

Release Date: 
March 8, 2016

TUCSON, Ariz. – Customs and Border Protection officers at the Raul Hector Castro Port of Entry arrested a Tucson resident Sunday for an alleged attempt to smuggle more than 200 pounds of marijuana worth $106,000.CBP officers at the Port of Douglas seized more than 200 pounds of marijuana from within a sedan referred for further inspection on March 6

Officers arrested a 32-year-old Tucson woman, after a CBP narcotics-detection canine alerted to drugs concealed within her Lexus sedan. Officers removed nearly 200 packages of marijuana, hidden throughout the vehicle.

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

Last modified: 
February 9, 2017