(Driver abandons vehicle full of marijuana)…Border Patrol agents seized over 800 pounds of the drug.
The agents recently responded to the early morning activation of a seismic intrusion device. As they were arriving at the scene near Mount Signal, the agents saw a Jeep Cherokee driving north from the international border. They say the vehicle headed west along the barricades, before turning around. The driver then jumped out of the vehicle and ran back into Mexico. Agents approached the abandoned vehicle and found 39 bundles of marijuana inside. The bundles weighed in a 877.8 pounds. No value was placed on the marijuana. The vehicle and marijuana were seized and turned over to the Drug Enforcement Administration for further investigation.