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Border Patrol’s Weekend Drug Seizures in Yuma Sector Valued at $123,500

Release Date: 
June 2, 2015

YUMA, Ariz. – Border Patrol agents arrested three individuals involved in two weekend drug-smuggling attempts that included marijuana and methamphetamine with a combined value of $123,500.

Yuma Sector agents seized 95 pounds of marijuana from within a smuggling vehicle

Yuma Sector agents seized 95 pounds of marijuana from within a smuggling vehicle.

Agents arrested two illegal immigrants found Sunday evening carrying 95 pounds of marijuana, worth an estimated $47,500, into Andrade, California from Mexico.

Saturday morning, a Yuma Sector canine team assigned to the Highway 95 checkpoint alerted to a vehicle containing 15 pounds of methamphetamine worth an estimated $76,000. 

The driver, vehicle and drugs from both incidents were processed in accordance with Yuma Sector guidelines.

Last modified: 
February 9, 2017