July 23, 2014 (San Clemente) The United States Border Patrol confiscated 447 pounds of Marijuana from two attempts to take it inland. Agents first detained a 27 year old driving a 2007 Yukon. A drug-sniffing dog was used at the secondary checkpoint.
When they checked the vehicle they found 206.35 pounds of marijuana encapsulated in foam. The marijuana was valued at $123,810. The driver said that he was in the process of driving to Los Angeles.
On July 11 the Border Patrol sent a female driver of a 2000 Mercedes to Secondary after she tried to avoid agents. A dog also alerted. After the check Officials found The marijuana weighed 240.97 pounds and was valued at $144,582.
Both suspects were arrested and turned over to Drug Enforcement for possession of a controlled substance.
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