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$416,316 Marijuana Seized


Last updated 8/10/2015 at 9:25am

A car containing 30 bundles of marijuana weighing 693.86 pounds and worth approximately $416,316, was encountered by Border Patrol agents on Roy's Road in the desert area near Calexico at about 7:15 a.m Friday Aug. 7.

The two ingenious smugglers are suspected of using a ramp to drive over the border barricade near Calexico, in the black Infiniti vehicle.

Agents seized the bundles and arrested the driver and passenger, both Mexican citizens, before turning them over to the Drug Enforcement Agency for further investigation.

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