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Lukeville CBP Officers Seize $33K in Marijuana

Release Date: 
May 11, 2016
CBP officers at the Port of Lukeville utilized a narcotics detection canine to direct them to the backseats, where they found more than 66 pounds of marijuana

CBP officers at the Port of Lukeville utilized a narcotics detection canine to direct them to the backseats, where they found more than 66 pounds of marijuana

TUCSON, Ariz. – U.S. Customs and Border Protection officers at the Port of Lukeville arrested a 24-year-old Mesa, Arizona man May 8 after finding more than 66 pounds of marijuana in his Volkswagen sedan during a secondary inspection May 8.

During the inspection, a CBP narcotics-detection canine alerted to the backseats where officers found several packages of marijuana valued at more than $33,000.

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

Last modified: 
February 9, 2017