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Douglas CBP Officers Seize $87K in Marijuana

Release Date: 
June 23, 2015
CBP officers at the Port of Douglas, located and seized packages of marijuana that were hidden within the tires of a smuggling vehicle

CBP officers at the Port of Douglas, located and seized packages of marijuana that were hidden within the tires of a smuggling vehicle

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.

Last modified: 
February 9, 2017