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Updated Jul 16, 2014 - 11:25 am

Feds seize 366 pounds of pot in western Arizona

GILA BEND, Ariz. — Federal officials say Border Patrol agents patrolling
near Gila Bend have seized 366 pounds of marijuana and arrested eight smugglers.

Customs and Border Protection said agents on Wednesday approached a group of
smugglers near Interstate 8 and seized nine backpacks of marijuana.

According to CBP, four smugglers were found lying next to the backpacks and
four more were apprehended in the area.

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