Secret compartment reveals 1,400 pounds of marijuana
A man is behind bars after authorities allegedly found more than 1,400 pounds of marijuana hidden inside a secret compartment of a cargo truck.
Rio Grande City police arrested 32-year-old Joan Sebastian Garcia on a possession of marijuana charge on Tuesday.
Investigators told Action 4 news that it all started with a traffic stop of a 2000 GMC cargo truck around 5:45 p.m. Tuesday.
Officers looked inside the cargo area and allegedly found a secret compartment with 1,442 pounds of marijuana inside.
Garcia remains in custody at the Starr County Jail.