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Lukeville CBP Officers Find $369K in Drugs

Release Date: 
July 13, 2016

TUCSON, Ariz. – U.S. Customs and Border Protection officers at Arizona’s Port of Lukeville arrested an Arizona man on Monday (July 11) after finding nearly 739 pounds of marijuana inside of his recreational vehicle.

Officers at the Port of Lukeville removed multiple bundles of marijuana from an RV that was referred for additional inspection
Officers at the Port of Lukeville removed
multiple bundles of marijuana from an
RV that was referred for additional inspection

Officers referred a 52-year-old Snowflake, Ariz. man for a secondary inspection of his RV on Monday afternoon. During the search officers uncovered nearly 739 pounds of marijuana, valued at close to $369,000. The drugs were concealed within a non-factory compartment built into the interior steps.

Officers seized the drugs and motor home, and turned the subject over to U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement’s Homeland Security Investigations.

Last modified: 
February 9, 2017