Agents seize over 200 pounds of Marijuana from a vehicle

Agents seize over 200 pounds of Marijuana from a vehicle

On May 20, 2009 U.S Border Patrol agents stopped a Chrysler PT Cruiser driven by a 32-year-old male heading westbound on Interstate 8. As agents approached the vehicle, they noticed on the passenger seat a large camouflage backpack with a cellophane wrapped bundle exposed. Border Patrol agents also discovered that the smuggler attempted to hide a small makeup bag behind the vehicle's center console. The bag contained a variety of drug paraphernalia and pills which included a glass pipe, spoons with resin, and hypodermic syringes. The total amount of seized was over 200 pounds. The driver, his vehicle, and the illicit drugs were turned over to a multi-agency drug task force.



Source: US Customs and Border Protection

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