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Lukeville CBP Officers Seize $510K in Marijuana

Release Date: 
March 5, 2015
More than 50 bundles of marijuana are seized by CBP officers at the Port of Lukeville

More than 50 bundles of marijuana are seized by CBP officers at the Port of Lukeville

TUCSON, Ariz. – U.S. Customs and Border Protection officers assigned to the Port of Lukeville arrested two Phoenix residents after discovering more than a half-ton of marijuana concealed within a recreational vehicle.

A 57-year-old man and 50-year-old woman attempted to pass through the port with 51 large packages of marijuana worth more than $510,000. Officers seized the RV and referred the couple to U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement’s Homeland Security Investigations.

Last modified: 
February 9, 2017