Douglas man arrested for attempt to smuggle marijuana

2013-09-13T17:45:00Z 2013-09-13T18:19:30Z Douglas man arrested for attempt to smuggle marijuanaCarmen Duarte Arizona Daily Star Arizona Daily Star
September 13, 2013 5:45 pm  • 

A Douglas man was arrested Wednesday for attempting to smuggle more than 220 pounds of marijuana, federal authorities said.

The 34-year-old man, who was driving a Mercury van, was stopped for a further inspection at the Douglas port of entry.

U.S. Customs and Border Protection officers found 151 packages of marijuana, valued at about $110,748, throughout the van, authorities said.

The drugs and van were seized and the suspect was turned over to federal investigators. 

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