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Record Breaking Pot Bust at Santa Teresa Port

Staff Report
NewsWest 9

NEW MEXICO - Agents at the border made a major bust at the Santa Teresa port.

Officers stopped an 18-wheeler Wednesday and search the trailer.

The search revealed 3,846 pounds of marijuana, valued at over $3 million dollars.

The driver, Lazaro Alfredo Marquez Cano of Mexico was arrested and turned over to US Immigration and Customs enforcement.

Officials say it's the largest seizure made at that port in over a decade.

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