CBP Finds 250 Pounds of Weed Hidden in Wooden Planks
POSTED: Friday, August 26, 2011 - 2:17pm
UPDATED: Friday, August 26, 2011 - 5:15pm
EL PASO- U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) officers working at the El Paso port of entry made a 258 pound marijuana seizure Wednesday.
The drugs were hidden inside the wooden planks that made up the floor of a trailer.
28-year-old Crosby Ekal Ledezma Hernandez of Mexico and 25-year-old Cinthya Karina Cera Monclava of Mexico were arrested. Both were turned over to Homeland Security Investigations (HSI) special agents to face federal charges including importation of a controlled substance and possession with intent to distribute a controlled substance.