Agencia EFEMay 21, 2013 13:31
Nogales, Arizona, May 21 (EFE).- More than one ton of marijuana hidden in a truck entering the United States from Mexico was seized at the port of entry in Nogales, Arizona, U.S. Customs and Border Protection, or CBP, said.
An unidentified 44-year-old Mexican citizen was arrested last Friday at the Mariposa Land Port of Entry, CBP said.
The man allegedly tried to smuggle more than 908 kilos (2,000 pounds) of marijuana into the United States.
Customs agents using an X-ray machine detected the pot hidden in bags of coal.