Border Patrol agents seize 26 pounds of marijuana
Border Patrol agents working at the I-35 checkpoint foiled an alleged drug smuggling attempt over the weekend.
The incident happened on May 15th when a black sports car approached the I-35 checkpoint.
During the inspection, a canine alerted to the presence of illegal drugs and the driver was referred to secondary inspection.
When agents searched the vehicle, they found a large bundle of marijuana hidden in a piece of luggage inside the trunk.
The drugs weighed 26 pounds and had an estimated street value of $18,880.
The driver, a United States Citizen was arrested, and the drugs were turned over to the DEA.