$1M worth of marijuana concealed in false wall of tractor-trailer

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Border Patrol agents found 88 bundles of marijuana concealed in a false wall inside a tractor-trailer. By Jennifer Thomas Border Patrol agents found 88 bundles of marijuana concealed in a false wall inside a tractor-trailer. By Jennifer Thomas

NOGALES, Ariz. -- Tucson Sector Border Patrol agents seized more than $1 million worth of marijuana concealed in a tractor-trailer on Monday.

A Nogales canine team working at the Interstate 19 checkpoint south of Amado, Ariz., alerted to suspected narcotics in a tractor-trailer.

A secondary inspection was conducted and agents discovered 88 bundles of marijuana concealed in a false wall inside the trailer, according to U.S. Customs and Border Protection.

The driver, a United State citizen, was arrested and faces possible prosecution.

The drugs weighing 2,133 pounds were turned over to the Drug Enforcement Agency.

Suspicious activity can be anonymously reported to the Border Patrol at 1-877-872-7435.