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Douglas CBP Officers Seize $63K in Marijuana

Release Date: 
February 3, 2015
Drug smugglers attempted to hide packages of marijuana within the seats of a smuggling vehicle intercepted at the Port of Douglas

Drug smugglers attempted to hide packages of marijuana within the seats of a smuggling vehicle intercepted at the Port of Douglas.

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 Jan. 29 after finding nearly 127 pounds of marijuana concealed throughout her Chevrolet sedan.

Officers seized the marijuana, worth more than $63,000, and vehicle. U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement’s Homeland Security Investigations took custody of the driver/owner of the vehicle.

Last modified: 
February 9, 2017