Staff ReportNewsWest 9
SIERRA BLANCA – Border Patrol Agents made a large drug bust at their checkpoint on Thursday.
Officials tell NewsWest 9, Border Patrol agents seized 657 pounds of marijuana.
The agents found the drugs behind pallets of produce in a tractor trailer that was heading to Florida from Arizona.
The value of the drugs is listed at over $526,000.
The driver of the truck was turned over to authorities for further investigation.