Border Patrol Officers seize 4,907.6 pounds of Marijuana

Border Patrol Officers seize 4,907.6 pounds of Marijuana

On March 4, 2009 Border Patrol agents made an immigration inspection on a driver of a tractor-trailer that pulled into the check point on Highway 16 south of Hebbronville. While performing an inspection of the vehicle a Border Patrol canine alerted to a large storage tank that was on the trailers flat bed. When agents opened the tank they found 234 bundles of marijuana. The bundles were wrapped in a cellophane-wrap and the total weight of the drugs was 4,907.6 pounds. The vehicle, driver and drugs were turned over to the DEA.
Bundles of Marijuana hidden inside an empty tank
4,907.6 of Marijuana seized in Hebbronville, Texas

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