CBP Finds 250 Pounds of Weed Hidden in Wooden Planks

POSTED: Friday, August 26, 2011 - 1:17pm

UPDATED: Wednesday, September 24, 2014 - 2:45pm

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.

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