Falfurrias checkpoint nets nearly 6 tons of marijuana.
POSTED: Wednesday, October 21, 2009 - 8:23am
UPDATED: Thursday, February 25, 2010 - 12:33pm
Busts at the Falfurrias checkpoint netted nearly 6 tons of marijuana in just the past few days.
On Saturday, Customs and Border Protection officers made one bust inside a tanker where they found 366 bundles of marijuana totaling more than four tons. On Thursday, officers came across a similar situation when they stopped a trailer and found 117 bundles of marijuana. The driver had stuffed nearly a ton and half of marijuana into moving boxes.