117 pounds of marijuana in a 1998 Ford ExplorerPosted on May 17, 2009
On May 17, 2009 at the Douglas port of entry, a 23-year-old female United States female citizen, was driving a 1998 Ford Explorer. The woman applied for entry into the United States through the vehicle primary lanes. A Customs and Border Protection officer screening travelers waiting to enter the U.S. selected the woman and her vehicle for inspection.
Once in secondary the vehicle was searched with a non-intrusive imaging device which revealed anomalies in the fuel tank. CBP officers removed a total of 117 pounds of marijuana from the gas tank.
Source: US Customs and Border Protection