3,300 lbs of marijuana seized at Border Patrol checkpoints

By buseman · Jun 29, 2010 ·
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    [IMGL=white]http://www.drugs-forum.com/forum/picture.php?albumid=1242&pictureid=9921"][/IMGL]TUCSON - Border Patrol agents seized more than 3,300 pounds of marijuana at several checkpoints over the weekend, totaling more than $2.6 million.

    On Sunday at a checkpoint near Highway 86, agents discovered 740 pounds of marijuana in a vehicle. The estimated street value is $592,000. The marijuana and the truck were taken in for processing.

    Agents at the Willox Station near Highway 90 found more than 1,500 pounds of marijuana in an abandoned vehicle on Saturday. The drugs are valued at more than $1.2 million.

    At the Nogales Station on Interstate-19, agents seized more than 1,000 pounds of marijuana on Friday. The estimated value is $828,000. The drugs were found in a truck.


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