Teen caught with $81K of pot at Port of Douglas

Posted at 2:37 PM, Sep 11, 2015
and last updated 2015-09-11 17:37:22-04

A teenager has been detained for allegedly attempting to smuggle marijuana through the Port of Douglas.

Customers and Border Protection referred a 17-year-old girl, from Douglas, to a secondary inspection on Wednesday where they found more than 160 pounds of marijuana--worth $81,000--in her Pontiac sedan.

The drugs and the girl's vehicle were turned over to the Douglas Police Department.