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CBP seizes marijuana at border near Douglas

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Posted at 1:37 PM, Apr 20, 2016
and last updated 2016-04-20 16:37:02-04

In a pair of separate incidents at the Raul Hector Castro Port of Entry in Douglas, U.S. Customs and Border Protection officers seized 309 pounds of marijuana.

On April 19, a CBP narcotics detection canine helped officers find 238 pounds of marijauna hidden in a sedan by 29-year-old woman from Agua Prieta, Son.

On April 15, officers arrested a 27-year-old woman from Cananea, Son. after finding 71 pounds of marijuana hidden in her Jeep SUV.

Officers seized the drugs and vehicles and handed the suspects over to Immigration and Customs Enforcement's Homeland Security Investigations.