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Douglas CBP Officers Seize Ammunition at Port

Release Date: 
February 11, 2015
CBP officers in Douglas, Ariz. locate a box of ammunition hidden in the waist of a smugglers pants.

CBP officers in Douglas, Ariz. locate a box of ammunition hidden in the waist of a smugglers pants.

TUCSON, Ariz. — Three hundred rounds of ammunition headed for Mexico were seized Feb. 10 by Customs and Border Protection officers assigned to the Port of Douglas.

Officers conducting outbound pedestrian operations referred Yanael Jimenez, 27, a U.S. citizen living in Agua Prieta, Sonora, Mexico, for further questioning. During the questioning and subsequent search, officers located six boxes of 9mm ammunition that were hidden in his waistband and around his thighs.

Officers seized the ammunition and turned Jimenez over to U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement’s Homeland Security Investigations.

Last modified: 
February 9, 2017