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Del Rio Sector Border Patrol Agents Seize Over $680K Worth of Marijuana

Release Date: 
January 30, 2013

DEL RIO, TEXAS—U.S. Border Patrol agents through out Del Rio Sector seized more than 800 pounds of marijuana in recent days.


Marijuana filled duffle bags seized by Border Patrol agents.


In several independent incidents between Jan. 18, and Jan. 30, Del Rio Sector Border Patrol agents from the Eagle Pass South, Eagle Pass North, and Comstock Stations seized 849 pounds of abandoned marijuana worth an estimated $680,640. In all of the seizures, Border Patrol agents encountered foot sign along known narcotics smuggling trails. While walking the trails, agents encountered a total of 15 military-style duffel bags.

All cases were turned over to the Drug Enforcement Administration.

Last modified: 
February 9, 2017