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CBP U.S. Border Patrol Agents Seize Marijuana in Calexico

Release Date: 
April 23, 2012

Calexico, Calif. - Wednesday afternoon, U.S. Border Patrol agents from the Calexico station seized marijuana with an estimated street value of $82,000.

Marijuana seized with an estimated street value of 82,907.00

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

Last modified: 
February 9, 2017