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Douglas CBP Officers Seize $81K in Marijuana

Release Date: 
September 11, 2015
CBP officers discovered packages of marijuana hidden within the seats of a smuggling vehicle, referred for additional inspection at the Port of Douglas

CBP officers discovered packages of marijuana hidden within the seats of a smuggling vehicle, referred for additional inspection at the Port of Douglas.

TUCSON, Ariz. – Customs and Border Protection officers apprehended a Douglas teen during a failed smuggling incident Sept. 9 at the Port of Douglas.

Officers referred a 17-year-old Douglas girl, driving a Pontiac sedan, for a secondary inspection and discovered more than 160 pounds of marijuana, worth almost $81,000, throughout the vehicle.

Officers turned the drugs, vehicle and teen over to the Douglas Police Department for further investigation.

Last modified: 
February 9, 2017