TUCSON, Ariz. – U.S. Customs and Border Protection officers assigned to the Port of Douglas arrested a 21-year-old woman from Agua Prieta, Sonora, Mexico, on Feb.3 after finding nearly 116 pounds of marijuana concealed throughout her Buick sedan, aided by the narcotics-detection canine.
Officers seized the marijuana, worth nearly $58,000, and vehicle. U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement’s Homeland Security Investigations took custody of the subject.
U.S. Customs and Border Protection is the unified border agency within the Department of Homeland Security charged with the management, control and protection of our nation's borders at and between the official ports of entry. CBP is charged with keeping terrorists and terrorist weapons out of the country while enforcing hundreds of U.S. laws.