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Douglas CBP Officers Seize $66K in Marijuana

Release Date: 
April 3, 2015
CBP officers in Douglas, Ariz. located and seized more than 131 pounds of marijuana within the rear tire compartment, within a smuggling vehicle

CBP officers in Douglas, Ariz. located and seized more than 131 pounds of marijuana within the rear tire compartment, within a smuggling vehicle

TUCSON, Ariz. – U.S. Customs and Border Protection officers assigned to the Port of Douglas arrested a male 41-year-old Mexican national yesterday from Agua Prieta, Sonora, Mexico after discovering more than 131 pounds of marijuana in the spare tire storage area of his Nissan SUV.

Officers seized the marijuana, worth nearly $66,000, and vehicle. U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement’s Homeland Security Investigations took custody of the subject.

Last modified: 
February 9, 2017