60 Pounds of Marijuana Found in Vehicle's Floor

60 Pounds of Marijuana Found in Vehicle's Floor

On the morning of Wednesday, June 4, 2014, U.S. Customs and Border Protection officers at the Ysleta international crossing in El Paso, Texas, initiated an exam of a 2002 Chevrolet Venture van transporting four occupants from Mexico.

A hidden compartment built into the vehicle’s floor was found to contain 37 taped bundles of narcotics, weighing a total of 63.85 pounds.

The driver, a 24-year-old female, was arrested and handed over to special agents of U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement. The other three vehicle occupants were released.

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