Border agents haul in over 400 pounds of marijuana in Arizona bust

May 15, 2015, 11:48 AM | Updated: 11:49 am

PHOENIX — Border Patrol agents near Yuma, Arizona, hauled in more than 400 pounds of marijuana this week strapped to an ATV.

Two men riding the ATV were arrested. They were caught Monday close to Interstate 8 near Wellton.

Agents accused the men of entering the country illegally.

The 430 pounds of marijuana was estimated to be worth $215,000.

Marine Corps Air Station pilots at the Yuma base helped pursue the men.

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Border agents haul in over 400 pounds of marijuana in Arizona bust