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Douglas CBP Seize $100K in Marijuana

Release Date: 
August 28, 2014

More than 200 pounds hidden in seats

DOUGLAS, Ariz. - A 23-year-old woman from Mexico was arrested Aug. 26 for attempting to smuggle $102,000 worth of marijuana through the Port of Douglas.

marijuana hidden behind seats of drug smuggling vehicle

CBP officers assigned to the Port of Douglas located marijuana packages behind the seats of a drug smuggling vehicle.

A U.S. Customs and Border Protection narcotics detection canine helped officers locate 152 packages of marijuana hidden throughout a Dodge sport utility vehicle selected for further inspection.

Officers seized the drugs and vehicle, and referred the female subject to Immigration and Customs Enforcement’s Homeland Security Investigations.

Last modified: 
February 9, 2017