Calexico, Calif. - Wednesday afternoon, U.S. Border Patrol agents from the Calexico station seized marijuana with an estimated street value of $82,000.
The incident occurred at approximately 12:55 p.m., when Border Patrol agents discovered two large bundles buried in the brush of the All American Canal approximately 12 miles east of Calexico. The bundles contained a total of eight individually wrapped packages weighing 103.6 pounds with an estimated street value of $82,000.
The narcotics were seized and turned over to the Drug Enforcement Administration.
The El Centro Sector's Community Awareness Campaign is a simple and effective program to raise public awareness on the indicators of crime and other threats. We encourage public and private sector employees to remain vigilant and play a key role in keeping our country safe. Please report any suspicious activity to the Border Community Threat Hotline at (800) 901-2003