POSTED: Monday, October 24, 2011 - 3:08pm
UPDATED: Monday, October 24, 2011 - 5:31pm
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.