Pot found in farming equipment
Tuesday, May 13, 2014 10:41 AM
EL PASO, Texas (AP) — Some cotton farming equipment in West Texas has yielded more than a ton of an illegal crop.
Customs and Border Protection officials on Monday announced about 2,100
pounds of marijuana turned up during the search of some equipment at a
border crossing in El Paso. Customs authorities estimated the
confiscated marijuana has a street value of nearly $1.7 million.
on Friday took a closer look at some farm equipment on a flatbed
trailer being hauled from Mexico. An X-ray of the equipment led to
officers drilling into some metal rollers where the compressed marijuana
Nobody has been arrested as the investigation continues.