Border Patrol Finds Nearly 2 Tons of Marijuana Hidden in Hay Bales

INDIO, Calif. —  Border Patrol agents stopped a big-rig in the Southern California desert and found nearly two tons of marijuana concealed in a shipment of hay bales.

The driver, whose name wasn't released, was arrested early Tuesday.

The Border Patrol says agents in Indio stopped the tractor-trailer rig, and a drug-sniffing dog was brought in to examine the cargo.

More than 3,800 pounds of marijuana worth an estimated $3 million was then found concealed in the hay bales.

In the past 30 days, El Centro Sector border agents have seized more than four tons of pot, 54 pounds of cocaine and more than three pounds of methamphetamine.

----------------------------------------------------------POLICE SEARCH FOR 2 MEN WHO ROBBED MARIJUANA DISPENSARY AT GUNPOINT!

LOS ANGELES —  Two men, brazenly walking into medical marijuana dispensaries and holding terrified employees at gunpoint while they get away with a bundle in cash and stash -- all caught on videotape.

Los Angeles police on Monday said the men, both appearing to be in their 20's, robbed the two dispensaries last month.

In both robberies, one Feb. 18 and the other three days later, the men took off with an unspecified amount of cash and marijuana.

Security cameras captured one of the men pointing a handgun at the head of an employee.

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