CBP seizes 200 pounds of pot in smuggling bust in Douglas - Tucson News Now

CBP seizes 200 pounds of pot in smuggling bust in Douglas

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DOUGLAS, AZ (Tucson News Now) -

Customs and Border Protection officials arrested a woman who attempted to smuggle more than $100,000 worth of marijuana into the United States.

Agents and a drug detection canine inspected a Dodge SUV at the Port of Douglas on Wednesday and found 152 packages of marijuana hidden throughout the car, according to CBP. Agents referred the 23-year-old female driver, from Mexico, to Immigration and Customs Enforcement's Homeland Security Investigations.

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