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Douglas CBP Officers Seize $95K in Marijuana

Release Date: 
December 8, 2016

More than 190 pounds of marijuana hidden inside Mazda sedan
A 38-year-old smuggler was arrested after
officers at the Port of Douglas removed
190 pounds of marijuana from
throughout his vehicle

TUCSON, Ariz. – Customs and Border Protection officers at the Raul Hector Castro Port of Entry in Douglas, Arizona, arrested a 38-year-old man from Agua Prieta, Sonora, Mexico, on Dec. 6 after a narcotics-detection canine helped them find 190 pounds of marijuana hidden throughout his Mazda sedan.

Officers seized the marijuana, worth an estimated $95,000, and vehicle, and turned the subject over to Immigration and Customs Enforcement’s Homeland Security Investigations.

Last modified: 
February 9, 2017