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Douglas CBP Officers Seize $129K in Marijuana

Release Date: 
July 27, 2015
CBP officers at the Port of Douglas located packages of marijuana underneath carpeting in the rear of a smuggling vehicle.

CBP officers at the Port of Douglas located packages of marijuana underneath carpeting in the rear of a smuggling vehicle.

TUCSON, Ariz. – Customs and Border Protection officers arrested a 40-year-old Douglas woman during a failed smuggling incident Wednesday (July 22) at the Port of Douglas.

During an inspection of her Mercury van, officers discovered more than 258 pounds of marijuana concealed throughout the vehicle, worth in excess of $129,000.

Officers seized the drugs and vehicle. The subject was arrested and she was referred the subject to Immigration and Customs Enforcement’s Homeland Security Investigations.

Last modified: 
February 9, 2017