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San Luis CBP Officers Seize $187K of Marijuana

Posted at 11:20 AM, Jul 12, 2016
and last updated 2016-07-12 14:20:01-04

U.S. Customs and Border Protection officers arrested a 19-year-old woman from Altadena, California, at the Port of San Luis for trying to smuggle over 300 pounds of marijuana in the trunk of her car.

According to a press release, officers seized 375 pounds of marijuana, valued at approximately $187,500, as well as her Toyota sedan.

After her arrest, the woman was turned over to U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement's Homeland Security Investigations.