Edinburg, Texas - U.S. Border Patrol agents of the Rio Grande Valley Sector have been busy since Sunday with marijuana seizures.
April 18 - 22, agents seized an average of $1.8 million worth of marijuana a day. The multiple seizures spanned across the Rio Grande Valley from Brownsville to Rio Grande City and north to the Falfurrias and Kingsville Border Patrol Checkpoints.
Since October 1, 2009, The Rio Grande Valley Sector has had more than 2,300 separate narcotic seizures including marijuana, cocaine and heroin.
To report suspicious activity, contact the Rio Grande Valley Border Patrol Sector's toll-free telephone number at 1-800-863-9382.
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.