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Douglas CBP Officers Seize $139K in Marijuana

Release Date: 
January 16, 2015
CBP officers in southeastern Arizona seized a smuggling vehicle that was loaded with 277 pounds of marijuana, including packages that were hidden within the tires.

CBP officers in southeastern Arizona seized a smuggling vehicle that was loaded with 277 pounds of marijuana, including packages that were hidden within the tires.

TUCSON, Ariz. – U.S. Customs and Border Protection officers assigned to the Port of Douglas arrested a 19-year-old woman from Agua Prieta, Sonora, Mexico on Jan.12 after finding more than 277 pounds of marijuana concealed throughout her Chevrolet SUV.

Officers seized the marijuana, worth nearly $139,000, and vehicle. U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement’s Homeland Security Investigations took custody of the woman.

Last modified: 
February 9, 2017