CBP officers seize 450 pounds of marijuana from a 21 year old femalePosted on May 17, 2009
On May 17, 2009 at the Douglas port of entry, a 21-year-old United States female citizen, was driving a 2001 GMC Yukon. 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. During the examination, CBP officers noted discrepancies in floor of the vehicle. A CBP narcotic detector dog "Jessy" also alerted to the odor of narcotics emanating from the vehicle. A total of 450 pounds of marijuana was removed from the non-factory compartment of the floor.
The vehicle and marijuana were seized were turned over to Immigration and Customs Enforcement for further investigation.
Source: US Customs and Border Protection