TUCSON, Ariz. – U.S. Customs and Border Protection officers at the Raul Hector Castro Port in Douglas arrested a 41-year-old male Mexican national March 10 after finding nearly 300 pounds of marijuana in his GMC truck.
Officers seized the vehicle and drugs, worth an estimated $146,000. The driver was turned over to 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.