NMSP Seizes 730.5 Pounds Of Marijuana And Drug Paraphernalia At Gallup Port Of Entry In Three Days

NMSP arrest Corey Thomas, 49, of Cedar Hill, Texas for smuggling 93 pounds of marijuana at the Gallup Port of Entry. Courtesy/NMSP

NMSP arrest Zheng Kuang, 30, of Baldwin Park, Calif. for smuggling 491 pounds of marijuana at the Gallup Port of Entry. Courtesy/NMSP 

NMSP arrest Lekang Wang, 34, of Flushing, NY for smuggling 146.5 pounds of marijuana at the Gallup Port of Entry. Courtesy/NMSP
 
NMSP News:
 
GALLUP The New Mexico State Police seized 93 pounds of marijuana and drug paraphernalia Oct. 29 during a safety cab inspection on a 2019 Commercial Motor Vehicle (CMV) at the Gallup Port of Entry, west of Gallup.
 
The driver, Corey Thomas, 49, of Cedar Hill, Texas was arrested and booked into the McKinley County Detention Center.

 

Two separate CMV drivers were arrested Oct. 30 and Nov. 1, and booked into the McKinley County Detention Center after safety inspections on their CMV’s at the Gallup Port of Entry.
 

State Police officers found 491 pounds of Marijuana inside the trailer of one CMV and 146.5 pounds of Marijuana inside another CMV. The two CMV drivers were identified as Zheng Kuang, 30, of Baldwin Park, Calif. and Lekang Wang, 34 of Flushing, NY.