Webb County Sheriff's Office Intercepts Load of Marijuana

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LAREDO, Texas (KGNS) - A sheriff's deputy discovers hundreds of pounds of marijuana in a truck after a chase.

(Photo Courtesy: Webb County Sheriff's Office)

A tip came into the Webb County Sheriff's Office on Wednesday afternoon about trucks coming from Zapata County allegedly transporting undocumented people.

A sheriff's deputy spotted the truck on U.S. 83, ensuing a chase.

The chase ended when the truck crashed into a barbed wire fence.

One of the subjects was identified as a 22-year-old man from Nuevo Laredo.

Sheriff Martin Cuellar is asking the public to report any suspicious activity by calling 956-523-4408.

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