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Douglas CBP Officers Seize $180K in Marijuana

Release Date: 
October 27, 2014

TUCSON, Ariz. – U.S. Customs and Border Protection officers assigned to the Port of Douglas arrested two Mexican nationals during separate weekend smuggling attempts of marijuana with a combined value of approximately $180,000.

A total of 179 packages of marijuana are removed from underneath, inside the vehicle, under the hood and within the spare tire

Total of 179 packages of marijuana removed from underneath, inside the vehicle, under the hood and within spare tire.

Officers arrested Jose Daniel Grijalva-Marquez, 18, for attempting to smuggle nearly 326 pounds of marijuana Friday, and Laura Susanaga-Calderon, 39, on Saturday for attempting to smuggle more than 34 pounds.

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

Last modified: 
February 9, 2017