Rio Grande Valley Agents Seize over $600K worth of Marijuana

EDINBURG – U.S. Border Patrol agents disrupted multiple smuggling attempts that resulted in the seizure of nearly 800 pounds of narcotics.

On Wednesday, Rio Grande Valley Sector agents working near Rio Grande City, Texas, observed multiple subjects carrying large bundles. As agents responded, the smugglers abandoned the contraband and attempted to abscond. Agents searched the area and discovered five bundles of marijuana and arrested a Mexican national. The marijuana weighed nearly 234 pounds, worth an estimated



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