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.