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Douglas CBP Officers Seize Assault Rifle

Release Date: 
January 13, 2015
CBP officers assigned to the Port of Douglas located an assault rifle when they searched a smuggler attempting to go south into Mexico

CBP officers assigned to the Port of Douglas located an assault rifle when they searched a smuggler attempting to go south into Mexico.

DOUGLAS, Ariz. — A local man was arrested Jan. 10 after Customs and Border Protection officers conducting routine outbound inspections at the Port discovered an M-4 assault rifle strapped to the 21-year-old’s right side.

Officers seized the weapon and turned the subject over to U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement’s Homeland Security Investigations for further investigation.

Last modified: 
February 9, 2017