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Douglas CBP Officers Seize 123 Pounds of Marijuana

Release Date: 
September 29, 2014

TUCSON, Ariz. - A 27-year-old Tucson woman arrested Sept. 28 had nearly $62,000 worth of marijuana in her vehicle when she attempted to cross the U.S. border through the Port of Douglas.

The spare tire of a smuggling vehicle is found to contain packages of marijuana.

The spare tire of a smuggling vehicle is found to contain packages of marijuana.

A U.S. Customs and Border Protection narcotics detection canine helped officers locate nearly 123 pounds of marijuana hidden throughout a Ford sport utility vehicle selected for further inspection.  

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

Last modified: 
February 9, 2017