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Douglas CBP Officers Seize $75K in Marijuana

Release Date: 
March 19, 2015
CBP officers found 100 packages of marijuana inside of a smuggling vehicle, with the help of a narcotics detection canine

CBP officers found 100 packages of marijuana inside of a smuggling vehicle, with the help of a narcotics detection canine.

TUCSON, Ariz. – U.S. Customs and Border Protection officers assigned to the Port of Douglas arrested Luis Alberto Soto DeLaCruz, 22, of Agua Prieta, Sonora, Mexico, yesterday after discovering 150 pounds of marijuana concealed throughout his Ford Mustang.

Officers seized the marijuana, worth more than $75,000, and vehicle. U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement’s Homeland Security Investigations took custody of Soto.

Last modified: 
February 9, 2017