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Naco CBP Officers Seize $80K in Marijuana

Release Date: 
March 6, 2015
CBP officers found 100 packages of marijuana within the seats of a truck referred for further inspection at the Port of Naco

CBP officers found 100 packages of marijuana within the seats of a truck referred for further inspection at the Port of Naco.

TUCSON, Ariz. – U.S. Customs and Border Protection officers arrested a Mexican national March 5 for attempting to smuggle 161 pounds of marijuana through the Port of Naco.

Officers referred a 26-year-old woman from Naco, Sonora, Mexico, for further inspection of the GMC truck she was driving and found 100 packages of marijuana, valued at approximately $80,000, in the vehicle’s seats and quarter panels.

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