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Naco CBP Officers Seize $54K in Marijuana

Release Date: 
March 25, 2015
Packages of marijuana are discovered and seized by CBP officers at the Port of Naco, from within a smuggling vehicle. The packages in the photo are from behind the truck seats.

Packages of marijuana are discovered and seized by CBP officers at the Port of Naco, from within a smuggling vehicle. The packages in the photo are from behind the truck seats.

TUCSON, Ariz. – U.S. Customs and Border Protection officers arrested a 21-year-old Sierra Vista man March 24 for attempting to smuggle 109 pounds of marijuana through the Port of Naco.

Officers selected the subject for further inspection of the Chevrolet truck he was driving and found 82 packages of marijuana, valued at approximately $54,000, throughout the truck.

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

Last modified: 
February 9, 2017