Nearly 40 tons of marijuana was found by elements of the Municipal Police and the Mexican Army within a warehouse detected in recent days. He said this is an approximate figure that transcended after the Federal Public Ministry yesterday afternoon raided the location.
Unofficially, AFN also learned that more than 39 tonnes were recorded within this "narcobodega", located in the colony “Granjas Familiares del Matamoros”, where on April 29 authorities detected a men passing drugs between two trucks, which was of 1.6 tons of marijuana.
Yesterday afternoon, one district judge allowed into the MPF and agents from the Attorney General's Office (PGR), to attest to what was inside, where it had estimated to the naked eye there were 20 tons, but later discovered underground cache, which raised the figureto more than 39 tons.
In total there were confiscated nearly 42 tons. If it were sold in the United States, it would command a price of $ 50 million.
And in San Luis Potosi-
Meanwhile in San Luis Potosi:
Federal Police seized 2500 kilos of marijuana hidden in a shipment of bananas in San Luis Potosi.
The National Safety Commission reported that the seizure took place at a checkpoint at kilometer 60 of the Mexico-Piedras Negras, in the San Luis Potosi-Núñez stretch.
Authorities became suspicious when the driver of the truck acted nervously.
"In carrying out an inspection, with the intervention of canine support of the Federal Police, one of the dogs trained in narcotics detection, made a positive reaction while in the cargo area."
He added that among the boxes of fruit from Michoacan, were it located 246 rectangular packages wrapped with masking tape, with an approximate weight of 10 kilos each, which contained green grass with marijuana own characteristics
Sources: AFN and Proceso