Border Patrol Seizes Nearly 400 Pounds Of Pot

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DEMING — Border Patrol agents working in the Deming area seized 19 bundles of marijuana weighing nearly 400 pounds and arrested a Mexican national suspected of being a drug smuggler.

Agents stopped a truck driven by a 38-year-old man last Friday and found the bundles of pot in the front seat of the truck.A Border Patrol news release says the pot has an estimated street value of $310,000.

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