TUCSON, Ariz. – U.S. Customs and Border Protection officers assigned to the Port of Douglas arrested a local woman Oct. 18 following an unsuccessful smuggling attempt of marijuana.
Juliana Yamilet Campas, 22, was arrested Saturday for attempting to smuggle more than 276 pounds of marijuana through the Port of Douglas. CBP officers selected her Volkswagen sedan for a more thorough search and found 185 packages of marijuana worth an estimated $138,000, concealed throughout the vehicle.
Officers seized the vehicle and marijuana and referred Campas to U.S. 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.