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Monday, August 21 2017 @ 12:45 PM CDT

Border Patrol Agents Seize Over $1.9M in Marijuana in Laredo

A total of 223 bundles were extracted from the abandoned vehicle, which tested positive for marijuana.

Laredo, Texas
– On September 16, Laredo Freer Station agents assigned to their daily operations seized 2,494.5 pounds of marijuana.

Agents working roving patrol duties discovered two abandoned vehicles at a local ranch. As agents drove closer to the vehicles, the agents conducted a thorough inspection and discovered multiple bundles wrapped in brown packaging concealed under a black blanket. Agents conducted a search of the perimeter; subsequently, arresting two subjects.


 




A total of 223 bundles were extracted from the abandoned vehicle, which tested positive for marijuana. The marijuana had a total weight of 2,494.5 pounds with an estimated value of $1,995,600.

The vehicles, two subjects, and marijuana were turned over to DEA.

To report suspicious activity such as drug and/or alien smuggling, contact the Laredo Sector Border Patrol toll free telephone number at (800) 343-1994.

U.S. Customs and Border Protection is the unified border agency within the Department of Homeland Security charged with the management, control and protection of our nation's borders at and between the official ports of entry. CBP is charged with keeping terrorists and terrorist weapons out of the country while enforcing hundreds of U.S. laws.

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