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Douglas CBP Officers Seize $125K of Marijuana

Release Date: 
January 13, 2015

TUCSON, Ariz. – U.S. Customs and Border Protection officers assigned to the Port of Douglas arrested a Tucson man and a Mexican woman during separate weekend smuggling attempts involving more than 250 pounds of marijuana.

CBP officers at the Port of Douglas discovered marijuana underneath the hood of a smuggling vehicle, as well as throughout the rest of the vehicle.

CBP officers at the Port of Douglas discovered marijuana underneath the hood of a smuggling vehicle, as well as throughout the rest of the vehicle.

Officers arrested a 31-year-old woman from Agua Prieta, Sonora, Mexico on Jan. 10 for attempting to smuggle nearly 159 pounds of marijuana, worth an estimated $79,000, concealed throughout her Isuzu SUV.

On Jan. 11, officers arrested David Daniel Davis, 31, of Tucson, after a CBP narcotics-detection canine alerted to nearly 92 pounds of marijuana, worth nearly $46,000, concealed in his Chrysler sedan.

Officers seized the vehicles and marijuana, and referred both suspects to U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement’s Homeland Security Investigations.

Last modified: 
February 9, 2017