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Douglas CBP Officers Seize $113,000 in Pot

Release Date: 
February 20, 2014

Douglas, Ariz. Two Mexican nationals were arrested in separate incidents Saturday for attempting to smuggle a combined 227 pounds of marijuana, worth in excess of $113,000, through the Port of Douglas.

U.S. Customs and Border Protection officers selected a Chevrolet sedan for a secondary inspection, driven by a 24-year-old woman from Sinaloa, Mexico, and found nearly 112 pounds of marijuana stashed throughout the vehicle.

Later that evening, officers referred a 59-year-old man from Agua Prieta, Sonora, Mexico for further inspection of his pickup truck and found almost 115 pounds of marijuana concealed in the truck’s rear cargo area.

Both individuals were referred to U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement’s Homeland Security Investigations. The marijuana and vehicles were seized.

Individuals arrested may be charged by complaint, the method by which a person is charged with criminal activity, which raises no inference of guilt.  An individual is presumed innocent unless and until competent evidence is presented to a jury that establishes guilt beyond a reasonable doubt.

CBP's Office of Field Operations is the primary organization within Homeland Security tasked with an anti-terrorism mission at our nation’s ports. CBP officers screen all people, vehicles and goods entering the United States while facilitating the flow of legitimate trade and travel. Their mission also includes carrying out border-related duties, including narcotics interdiction, enforcing immigration and trade laws, and protecting the nation's food supply and agriculture industry from pests and diseases.

Last modified: 
February 9, 2017