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Naco CBP Officers Seize $76K in Marijuana

Release Date: 
December 10, 2015
CBP officers at the Port of Naco discovered nearly 152 pounds of marijuana within the back of a smuggling vehicle

CBP officers at the Port of Naco discovered nearly 152 pounds of marijuana within the back of a smuggling vehicle

TUCSON, Ariz. – U.S. Customs and Border Protection officers arrested a 47-year-old Mexican man Wednesday (Dec.9) for an alleged attempt to smuggle nearly 152 pounds of marijuana through the Port of Naco.

Officers selected Alfredo Olivares-Ballesteros, of Naco, Sonora, Mexico, for further inspection of his Chevrolet truck and found multiple packages of marijuana throughout the vehicle.

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

Last modified: 
February 9, 2017