U.S. Border Patrol brokers seized greater than 1,one hundred kilos of marijuana, valued at virtually $580,000, present in a Chevrolet pickup truck and horse trailer close to Nogales on Friday night.
An agent conducting surveillance on the east aspect of Nogales noticed a suspicious truck pulling a trailer. One other agent responded and located the truck driving north away from the town. Because the agent adopted the truck and earlier than the agent tried to cease the car, the driving force slowed and jumped from the nonetheless-shifting car and ran away.
The truck and trailer stopped after driving off the street and hitting a tree. Brokers securing the automobiles observed the truck and trailer contained bundles of marijuana.
Different brokers arrived on scene to help in a seek for the driving force however have been unable to seek out him.
The truck and trailer have been towed to the Nogales Station the place brokers unloaded forty eight marijuana bundles.