US flag Official website of the Department of Homeland Security

Archived Content

In an effort to keep CBP.gov current, the archive contains content from a previous administration or is otherwise outdated.

Nogales CBP Officers Seize $32K in Marijuana

Release Date: 
June 5, 2015
Nearly 64 pounds of marijuana are seized by CBP officers at the DeConcini crossing in Nogales.

Nearly 64 pounds of marijuana are seized by CBP officers at the DeConcini crossing in Nogales.

TUCSON, Ariz. – Customs and Border Protection officers at the Dennis DeConcini crossing arrested two 27-year-old Tucson residents June 4 after finding 16 packages of marijuana in a Chrysler truck belonging to the male subject.

A narcotics-detection canine alerted officers to nearly 64 pounds of marijuana, valued at more than $32,000, concealed in the vehicle’s tires.

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

Last modified: 
February 9, 2017