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2 huge marijuana busts along US-Mexico Border

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SAN DIEGO (CBS 8) - US Customs and Border Protection agents have made two huge marijuana busts along the US-Mexico border.

On Wednesday, agents found nearly 600 pounds of marijuana inside the fifth wheel of a flatbed trailer at the Otay Mesa cargo facility.

The drugs are worth more than $250,000.

A short time later at the San Ysidro Port of Entry, agents found more than a thousand pounds of pot within the hollowed out rolls of roofing paper in the back of a truck worth nearly half a million dollars.

Both drivers were arrested.

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