CBP Seizes 655 Pounds of Weed

POSTED: Monday, October 24, 2011 - 2:08pm

UPDATED: Monday, October 24, 2011 - 4:31pm

SANTA TERESA- U.S. Customs and Border Protection officers working at the Santa Teresa port of entry seized 655 pounds of weed last weekend.

A Las Cruces man was arrested in connection with the failed smuggling attempt. CBP officers found the marijuana hidden in the ceiling of a van. He driver, 33-year-old Javier Carreon of Las Cruces, was placed into custody.

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