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Woman smuggled 120 lbs of pot in Volvo across border: Feds

The incident occurred at a checkpoint in Douglas, Arizona.
U.S. Customs and Border Patrol

Volvos are renowned for their comparative safety. But,federal agents say one woman found a more creative way to utilizehers –to smuggle over 100 pounds of drugs across the U.S.border with Mexico.

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U.S. Customs and Border Protection agents said they arrested 19-year-old Arizona woman Yamileth Guadalupe Luceroon Jan. 8 followinga routine inspection at a checkpoint. During that inspection, authorities alleged thatthey found bricks of marijuana hidden in the floors and roof of her Volvo.

Feds added that they believe the street value of the drugs to be around $60,000.

After seizing the car and the drugs, CBP agents then turned Lucero over to Immigration and Customs Enforcement.

 

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