Two Men Arrested in Presidio with Half a Ton of Marijuana

Staff Report
NewsWest 9

PRESIDIO - Half a ton of pot, that's what a bust in Presidio uncovered.

Authorities arrested 2 men late Saturday night at a border checkpoint south of Marfa, along Highway 67.

We're told the men hid the drugs in a compartment of a horse trailer.

The street value of the pot is $780,000.

Both men are U.S. citizens, but neither have been identified.

The case and the pot have been turned over to the Drug Enforcement Agency.