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Laredo Sector Border Patrol Agents Seize Over 1 Ton of Marijuana

Release Date: 
January 18, 2018

LAREDO, Texas – On January 17, 2018, Border Patrol agents seized 2,284.59 pounds of marijuana after observing suspicious activity in Falcon, Texas.  Border Patrol Agents with the assistance of the Texas Department of Public Safety discovered 102 bundles of marijuana concealed in the bed and cab of two pick-up trucks and a shed located on the property of 406 Serna Street.  The marijuana had an estimated value of $1,827,672.00.  No arrests were made in this case.  The marijuana was turned over to the Drug Enforcement Administration and the vehicles were seized by Border Patrol.

To report suspicious activity such as alien and/or drug smuggling, contact the Laredo Sector Border Patrol toll free telephone number at 1-800-343-1994. 

Last modified: 
January 19, 2018