Feds seize 9 tons of pot
November 26, 2011
Federal custom officials seized nine tons of marijuana they discovered inside a tractor-trailer at the Otay Mesa border crossing, officials announced Friday.
On Tuesday, an x-ray search showed the trailer was packed with bricks of marijuana. The pot has an estimated street value of $13 million.
Two men from San Diego County and seven men from Tijuana have been charged with drug smuggling.