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Border Patrol Arrests 8, Seize 368 Pounds of Marijuana

Release Date: 
November 7, 2014

YUMA, Ariz. — Yuma Sector Border Patrol agents arrested eight smugglers and seized 368 pounds of marijuana yesterday.

Wellton Station agents patrolling near Gila Bend located the smugglers walking toward Interstate 8 with large bundle-shaped backpacks. The marijuana weighed a combined 368 pounds; worth an estimated $184,000.

The smugglers and marijuana were processed per Yuma Sector guidelines.

Last modified: 
February 9, 2017