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Douglas CBP Officers Seize $198K in Marijuana

Release Date: 
August 14, 2015

TUCSON, Ariz. – U.S. Customs and Border Protection officers arrested a Mexican national and a U.S. citizen during separate smuggling incidents this week at the Port of Douglas.

CBP officers at the Port of Douglas seized nearly 276 pounds of marijuana from throughout a smuggling vehicle.

CBP officers at the Port of Douglas seized nearly 276 pounds of marijuana from throughout a smuggling vehicle.

Officers arrested Yadira Suseth Madrid-Tanabe, 20, of Agua Prieta, Sonora, Mexico, after an inspection led to the discovery of nearly 276 pounds of marijuana, worth more than $138,000, throughout her Chevrolet SUV on Aug. 12.

On Aug. 11, officers arrested Christina Madeline De La Cruz, a 26-year-old U.S. citizen living in Agua Prieta, Sonora, Mexico, after finding nearly 120 pounds of marijuana, worth almost $60,000, during an inspection of her Nissan sedan.

Officers seized all drugs and vehicles, and referred both subjects to Immigration and Customs Enforcement’s Homeland Security Investigations.

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February 9, 2017