Over 220 Pounds of Marijuana Seized in ArizonaPosted on May 13, 2014
On Friday, May 13, 2014, U.S. Customs and Border Protection officers at the Port of Douglas in Arizona referred a van for further inspection.
A search of the van uncovered 157 packages of marijuana hidden in various locations throughout the vehicle’s frame. The packages weighed in at a total of 221 pounds, with an estimated street value of $110,000.
The driver, a male Mexican citizen, was turned over to Homeland Security Investigations. His vehicle and drugs were seized.
Officers at the Port of Douglas added this find to three other seizures made earlier in the week, totaling 680 pounds with an estimated street value of $339,700.