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Man arrested, marijuana seized by Border Patrol officers

Posted at 11:41 AM, Jun 24, 2016
and last updated 2016-06-24 14:41:13-04

DOUGLAS, Ariz. (KGUN9-TV)  - A 60-year-old man from Agua Prieta, Sonora, Mexico was arrested by Customs and Border Protection Officers Thursday, June 23 after attempting to cross more than 200 pounds of marijuana.

The CBP officers confiscated the drugs and the Nissan Sedan used at the Raul Hector Castro Port of Entry, according to agency. Multiple packages of marijuana were found by the CBP officers around the vehicle during secondary inspection.   

The man, traveling from Agua Prieta, Sonora, Mexico, was sent to Immigration and Customs Enforcement’s Homeland Security investigations