U.S. Customs Agents Find Weapons, Ammo In Truck

Renee Narvaiz/KFOX News Producer
Posted: 8:24 pm MST January 16, 2010
Updated: 9:08 pm MST January 16, 2010

EL PASO, Texas -- U.S. Customs and Border Protection agents seize two AK-47 rifles, 4,000 rounds of ammo and several high capacity magazines at the Bridge of Americas Wednesday.

It all was found hidden inside a pick-up truck, according to agents.

The driver of the truck, Daniel Avalos Ruiz, 24, is a Mexican national who lives in Juarez.

He's now being held in the El Paso County Jail without bond.