PHOENIX - Two pickup trucks were packed so tight with marijuana-bundles that the drugs were popping out of the windows and the beds of the truck, according to the Maricopa County Sheriff's Office.
The Sheriff's office seized over 4,000 pounds of marijuana from two, possible stolen, half-ton pickup trucks, Thursday, March 21 near Gila Bend.
The two trucks were carrying 3,700 pounds of marijuana with an additional 300 pounds placed in backpacks in the desert of the Vekol Valley, according to a police statement.
The suspects tried to conceal the trucks by covering them with camouflage tarps and desert cacti, according to the sheriff's office.
The bust was part of a two-day investigation of this high-traffic area by the HIDTA Task Force, which is run by the Maricopa County Sheriff's Office.
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