ALPINE, Texas (Nexstar)- Saturday, Big Bend National Border Patrol agents encountered two vehicles parked south of the Texas State Highway 385 Immigration Checkpoint.
After agents spoke with the drivers of the vehicles, they requested a K-9 unit from the Texas Department of Public Safety to perform an inspection of the vehicles.
The K-9 alerted to both vehicles and a thorough search was conducted.
Agents found and seized 1,558 pounds of marijuana.
Two men were transported to the Alpine Border Patrol for processing.