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Border Patrol Agents Seize 449 Pounds of Marijuana, Arrest Seven Illegal Immigrants

Release Date: 
March 10, 2015

Yuma, Ariz.-Last Wednesday afternoon (March 4), Yuma Sector Border Patrol agents assigned to Camp Grip responded to several subjects illegally entering the United States.  Agents seized nine backpacks of marijuana and arrested seven subjects inside the Cabeza Prieta National Wildlife Refuge.  The total weight of the marijuana was 449 pounds with a street value of $224,500.

All subjects and drugs were processed per Yuma Sector guidelines.

Last modified: 
February 9, 2017