Laredo Sector Border Patrol Agents Seize Over 1 Ton of Marijuana
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.
U.S. Customs and Border Protection is the unified border agency within the Department of Homeland Security charged with the management, control and protection of our nation's borders at and between the official ports of entry. CBP is charged with keeping terrorists and terrorist weapons out of the country while enforcing hundreds of U.S. laws.