Marfa Border Patrol Agents Make Big Drug Bust

Staff Report
NewsWest 9

MARFA - A big bust for Border Patrol agents in Marfa, more than 2,000 pounds of pot.

Agents found it in a truck, but the driver is no where to be found.

Agents first noticed the pickup late Monday night.

The driver turned his lights off, so they couldn't watch him.

A short time later, another agent spotted the same truck and chased it.

The driver turned onto a highway, then purposely ran into a fence.

He managed to flee and has yet to be found.

The pot found inside the truck has a street value of almost two million dollars.

It's been turned over to the Drug Enforcement Agency.