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Douglas CBP Officers Seize $82K in Marijuana

Release Date: 
March 16, 2016

TUCSON, Ariz. – Customs and Border Protection officers at the Raul Hector Castro Port of Entry in Douglas, Arizona, arrested a 28-year-old woman from Agua Prieta, Sonora, Mexico, for attempting to smuggle nearly 163 pounds of marijuana March 11.

Officers found the drugs, worth almost $82,000, during an inspection of her Ford sedan.Officers at the Port of Douglas raised the hood of a vehicle, to find a large number of packages of marijuana

Officers seized the drugs and vehicle, and turned the woman over to Immigration and Customs Enforcement’s Homeland Security Investigations

Last modified: 
February 9, 2017