K9, Agents seize Over 690 Lbs. of Marijuana
TUCSON, Ariz. – Ajo Station Border Patrol agents working with a canine team busted up a group of “drug mules” transporting more than $345,000 in marijuana this morning in Gila Bend. Early Monday, Border Patrol agents were following foot prints in the desert leading north toward the town. As agents approached a wash near Main Street, a group of individuals immediately fled the area.
Agents requested the assistance of a canine team to search for the absconded individuals. The canine team arrived and led agents to locate 33 bundles of marijuana wrapped in cellophane, and weighing more than 690 pounds combined. At this time, no arrests have been made in connection with the seizure.