Six tons of marijuana seized at Border Patrol checkpoint.

POSTED: Wednesday, September 16, 2009 - 7:43am

UPDATED: Thursday, February 25, 2010 - 11:34am

U.S. Border Patrol agents stopped six tons of narcotics from heading up north.

It happened at the Falfurrias checkpoint where agents seized 119 bundles of marijuana weighing more than 11,900 pounds. A canine sniffed out the drugs which were hidden in the cargo area of a tractor trailer.

The approximate street value for the six tons of marijuana is close to $10 million dollars and the agents arrested the driver.

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