TUCSON, Ariz. – Customs and Border Protection officers arrested a Douglas resident during a failed smuggling incident Monday at the Port of Douglas.
Officers arrested a 20-year-old female after an inspection of her Hyundai SUV led to the discovery of more than 174 pounds of marijuana throughout the vehicle worth more than $87,000.
Officers seized the drugs and vehicle, and referred the subject to Immigration and Customs Enforcement’s Homeland Security Investigations.
U.S. Customs and Border Protection is the unified border agency within the Department of Homeland Security charged with the management, control and protection of our nation's borders at and between the official ports of entry. CBP is charged with keeping terrorists and terrorist weapons out of the country while enforcing hundreds of U.S. laws.