1,912 pounds of marijuana found in a abandoned Suburban in the desert

1,912 pounds of marijuana found in a abandoned Suburban in the desert

On May 7, 2009 Border Patrol agents from the Casa Grande Station found an abandoned vehicle concealed by a custom camouflaged cover near Cockleburr, Arizona. The vehicle contained over 1,900 pounds of marijuana.

Agents patrolling on a natural gas pipeline road encountered tire tracks leading off the road into the desert. After following the tracks, the agents came upon a Chevrolet Suburban with a custom camouflaged cover, abandoned and hidden in a wash. Inside the vehicle agents discovered numerous bundles of marijuana. The total weight of the marijuana was 1,912 pounds. The vehicle and marijuana were transported to the Casa Grande Border Patrol Station for further processing.


Source: US Customs and Border Protection

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