Border patrol agents seize 94 pounds of marijana near Uvalde

Border patrol agents seize 94 pounds of marijana near Uvalde

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by KENS 5 Staff

kens5.com

Posted on October 18, 2010 at 2:39 PM

UVALDE-- U.S. border patrol agents have put out what they seized in their most recent drug bust.

Valued at more than $75,000, the marijuana weighed 94 pounds.

Agents said a truck driver drove into the immigration checkpoint near Uvalde last Wednesday night.

They noticed he was acting suspiciously so they sent him and his truck to a secondary inspection area, where they found 65 small packages of marijuana hidden throughout the vehicle.

The driver, who lives in Del Rio, and the drugs were turned over t othe Drug Enforcement Agency.

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