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Alleged gang member attempts to smuggle drugs, guns and cash past NM Border Patrol checkpoint, CBP says
October 28, 2021
Source: borderreport.com

EL PASO, Texas (Border Report) — A man authorities describe as a criminal gang member attempted to cross a Border Patrol checkpoint with drugs, guns and cash in the vehicle.

Border agents said they smelled the odor of marijuana when the compact car approached the checkpoint on Interstate 10 just west of Las Cruces, New Mexico.

The occupants of the vehicle — a 31-year-old man and 31-year-old woman — agreed to have their car further inspected, and that’s when a drug-sniffing dog alerted agents to possible narcotics inside.