US Border Patrol agents seize 35 pounds of marijuana at Ysleta checkpoint

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On May 4, Border Patrol agents assigned to the Ysleta Station discovered more than 35 pounds of marijuana in a red Chevrolet sedan at the U.S. Border Patrol Checkpoint on Highway 62/180. The agents found multiple vacuum-sealed bags with marijuana. The driver, a U.S. citizen, will face prosecution by the state of Texas.

CIUDAD JUAREZ, CHIHUAHUA.- U.S. Border Patrol agents assigned to the Ysleta Station discovered more than 35 pounds of marijuana at the U.S. Border Patrol Checkpoint on Highway 62/180.

Agents saw a red Chevrolet sedan with a single male occupant coming through the checkpoint.

A search of the vehicle was performed after a canine inspection. The agents found multiple vacuum-sealed bags with marijuana.

The driver, a U.S. citizen, will face prosecution by the state of Texas.

With information from El Diario

The Chihuahua Post