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Douglas CBP Officers Seize $133K in Marijuana

Release Date: 
October 30, 2015
CBP officers at the Port of Douglas seized almost 267 pounds of marijuana from within a smuggling vehicle

CBP officers at the Port of Douglas seized almost 267 pounds of marijuana from within a smuggling vehicle

TUCSON, Ariz. – Customs and Border Protection officers arrested a Mexican national Oct. 27 at the Port of Douglas (Raul Hector Castro POE) for an alleged attempt to smuggle almost 267 pounds of marijuana worth more than $133,000.

Officers arrested Francisco Alejandro Estrada-Orduno, 19, after an inspection of his Saturn SUV led to the discovery of marijuana hidden throughout the vehicle.

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

Last modified: 
February 9, 2017