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Agents nab group carrying more than 300 pounds of marijuana

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YUMA, Ariz. – Yuma Sector Border Patrol agents assigned to the Wellton station apprehended a group of eight illegal aliens carrying makeshift backpacks with a total of 301 pounds of marijuana early Saturday morning.

Marijuana
BP agent seized 301 pounds of marijuana .

Agents were patrolling the desert area south of Mohawk Pass when they spotted the group. The group was apprehended and found to be carrying the bundles of marijuana, worth an estimated $105,000. Agents arrested the illegal aliens and seized the marijuana.

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Last Modified: January 4, 2022