Mexican Army patrol confiscates 1 ton of Marijuana near Miguel Aleman

Nearly one ton of marijuana was discovered by the Army in a village near Ciudad Miguel Aleman, hidden in a vehicle and in a drainage ditch

Tuesday, the 75th Infantry Battalion was on patrol between Los Angeles and Miguel Aleman, .

They found a 1991 Black Ford Grand Marquis with Minnesota plates, containing 31 packages of what appeared to be marijuana wrapped in brown tape and plastic.

While searching for the owner of the vehicles, soldiers discovered 160 more packages, wrapped in the same manner and containing marijuana, but could not locate the owner of the car.

Both the vehicle and the contraband were seized and turned over to agents of the Federal Attorney Generals Office. The weight of the seizure totaled of 909 kilograms with 100 grams.

This information was provided to Mexico Trucker by the press office of the First Cavalry Motorized Battalion, which the 75th is a part of. They are part of “Operation Nuevo Leon-Tamaulipas” Combating Narco Trafficking.