CBP Officers At Southern California Border Discover 1,151 Pounds Of Marijuana Inside Furniture

San Ysidro, CA — U.S. Customs and Border Protection officers working at the San Ysidro port of entry over the weekend seized 1,151 pounds of marijuana hidden inside furniture.

CBP Officers discover 126 packages of marijuana hidden in a sofa, china cabinet, and bedroom furniture valued at almost $700,000.
CBP Officers discover 126 packages of marijuana hidden in a sofa, china cabinet, and bedroom furniture valued at almost $700,000.

On Saturday, August 20 at about 11 a.m., CBP officers encountered the driver, a 24-year U.S. citizen, as he waited in line for inspection driving a Ford-F350 pulling a trailer full of furniture and cabinets. A CBP officer screening vehicles targeted the driver and conveyance for a more in-depth examination.

Local Charity Turns to Volunteers for Sept. 28 Fundraising Event

VOLUNTEERS NEEDED FOR ANNUAL ‘RED SHOE DAY’ FUNDRAISER BENEFITING RONALD McDONALD HOUSE CHARITIES® OF SAN DIEGO

IMPERIAL VALLEY – August 18, 2011 – Volunteers are needed to take over Imperial County intersections and collect donations that will support San Diego’s Ronald McDonald House® during the second annual Red Shoe Day.