Two Tucson teens — an 18-year-old man and a 14-year-old Mexican boy living here — were arrested July 15 after border officers in Douglas say they pair tried to smuggle more than $114,000 worth of marijuana into Arizona.

U.S. Customs and Border Protection officers referred a Chevrolet pickup truck for an additional inspection and with the help of a drug dog found 42 packages of marijuana — about 255 pounds — in the undercarriage of the truck.

Both teens  were turned over to U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement’s Homeland Security Investigations. The drugs and vehicle were seized.

Senior Editor, News, Arizona Daily Star, Tucson, Az.