U.S. Customs and Border Protection, Office of Field Operations, officers at the Raul Hector Castro Port of Entry in Douglas prevented a Mexican national from smuggling nearly 245 pounds of marijuana into the country on Wednesday, July 3.

CBP officers referred a 26-year-old local Agua Prieta resident for further inspection of her Ford SUV after she attempted to enter the U.S. through the Port of Douglas. During the search, officers discovered more than 200 packages of marijuana concealed throughout the vehicle.

The marijuana has an estimated street value of $122,000.

Officers seized the drugs and vehicle. The woman was arrested and charged for narcotics smuggling. She was then turned over to U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement’s Homeland Security Investigations.

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