Border Patrol agents seize 54 pounds of marijuana
LAREDO, Tex. (KGNS) -Border Patrol agents seized an alleged drug smuggling attempt at the I-35 checkpoint.
The incident happened during the afternoon hours of August sixth when agents encountered a Sedan at the checkpoint.
During questioning, a canine alerted to the presence of narcotics, and as a result, the driver was referred to secondary inspection.
When agents searched the vehicle, they found two bundles of marijuana hidden in the truck.
The marijuana had had a total weight of 54 pounds with an estimated street value of $43,200.
The driver, a U.S. citizen, was placed under arrest and the case was turned over to DEA.
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