$100K in marijuana seized at AZ inspection station - WSMV Channel 4

$100K in marijuana seized at AZ inspection station

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(Source: U.S. Customs and Border Protection) (Source: U.S. Customs and Border Protection)
(Source: U.S. Customs and Border Protection) (Source: U.S. Customs and Border Protection)
DOUGLAS, AZ (CBS5) -

Federal officers arrested a 49-year-old Mexican national Wednesday on suspicion of attempting to smuggle marijuana through Port of Douglas. 

A vehicle driven by a Pirtleville resident from Mexico was selected for further inspection by U.S. Customs and Border Protection officers.

A CBP narcotics detection dog located nearly 200 pounds of marijuana, officers said.

The drugs, valued at an estimated $100,000, and vehicle were seized.

The driver was referred to Immigration and Customs Enforcement's Homeland Security Investigations.

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