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Douglas CBP Officers Seize $256K in Marijuana

Release Date: 
July 2, 2015

TUCSON, Ariz. – Customs and Border Protection officers arrested a Mexican national during a failed smuggling incident Wednesday evening at the Port of Douglas.CBP officers assigned to the Port of Douglas located packages of marijuana hidden within the bed of a smuggling vehicle

Officers arrested a 36-year-old man after an inspection of his Dodge truck led to the discovery of more than 400 packages of marijuana, weighing in excess of 510 pounds and worth nearly $256,000.

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

Last modified: 
February 9, 2017