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Douglas CBP Officers Seize Marijuana Load

Release Date: 
October 20, 2014

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.

The tires of a smuggling vehicle are found to contain packages of marijuana, by CBP officers in Douglas, Ariz.

The tires of a smuggling vehicle are found to contain packages of marijuana, by CBP officers in Douglas, Ariz.

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.

Last modified: 
February 9, 2017