DPS Troopers Seize Marijuana

Thursday, June 2, 2011 - 9:19am

Department of Public Safety troopers found 46 bundles of marijuana hidden inside a semi-truck on Wednesday morning in North Hidalgo county.

Troopers report the bundles were hidden in a secret compartment located in the back of the trailer. The driver, Rigoberto Munoz Serrano of Wisconsin was pulled over for a traffic violation on highway 281 just north of San Manuel. Investigators say smugglers are using more and more semi-trucks to transporting their contraband. The narcotics have a street value of $900,000 dollars and the case to be investigated.

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