517 pounds of marijuana seized at ports
DOUGLAS — U.S. Customs and Border Protection officers stopped a drug smuggling attempt when they seized nearly 340 pounds of marijuana hidden in a double floor of a vehicle.
The incident began about 7 p.m. Sunday as officers were screening traffic coming from Mexico. The officers selected a Mexican-made 2000 Chevrolet Sonora for inspection. It was being driven by a 41-year-old man from Agua Prieta, Sonora, officers said.
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