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720 kilos of drugs found in abandoned truck in Nuevo León

Los Herreras, Nuevo León — An abandoned vehicle found along the Herreras-China Highway in the state of Nuevo León led police to the discovery of 720 kilos of wrapped drugs.

Authorities report Municipal Police and la Guardia Nacional secured more than 700 kilos of marijuana from an abandoned vehicle found east of Nuevo León in the municipality of Los Herreras about 120 kilometers from Monterrey.

According to the police report, the vehicle, which was not reported as stolen, was left abandoned on the side of the road resulting in no detainees. However, authorities did seize the 155 packages of marijuana found inside the truck.

The report indicates that Municipal Police of Los Herreras gave notice to the National Guard after detecting the presence of a suspicious truck near the collection booth of the toll highway, leading to the drug discovery Monday afternoon.

The vehicle was traveling with state of Tamaulipas plates. Both the truck and drugs were made available to an agency of del Ministerio Público Federal en Escobedo.