U.S. Border Patrol agents seized more than 1,100 pounds of marijuana, valued at almost $580,000, found in a Chevrolet pickup truck and horse trailer near Nogales on Friday evening.An agent conducting surveillance on the east side of Nogales saw a suspicious truck pulling a trailer. Another agent responded and found the truck driving north away from the city. As the agent followed the truck and before the agent attempted to stop the vehicle, the driver slowed and jumped from the still-moving vehicle and ran away. The truck and trailer stopped after driving off the road and hitting a tree. Agents securing the vehicles noticed the truck and trailer contained bundles of marijuana. Other agents arrived on scene to assist in a search for the driver but were unable to find him. The truck and trailer were towed to the Nogales Station where agents unloaded 48 marijuana bundles.

U.S. Border Patrol agents seized more than 1,100 pounds of marijuana, valued at almost $580,000, found in a Chevrolet pickup truck and horse trailer near Nogales on Friday evening.