TUCSON, Ariz. – U.S. Customs and Border Protection officers at Arizona’s Port of Lukeville arrested a 22-year-old Phoenix man after finding 150 pounds of marijuana concealed within his Dodge van.
Officers searching the vehicle found multiple packages of marijuana within the back of the vehicle. The value of the drugs is $75,000.
Officers seized the drugs and vehicle, while the subject was turned over to U.S. 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.