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Laredo Sector Border Patrol Agents Seize Over 1,100 Pounds of Marijuana

Release Date: 
January 12, 2018

LAREDO, Texas – On January 9, 2018, Border Patrol agents seized 361.9 pounds of marijuana after responding to suspicious activity near Anna Avenue in Laredo, Texas.  As the agents approached the area they discovered five abandoned bundles of marijuana inside a Chrysler Voyager near the riverbanks of the Rio Grande River.  The marijuana had an estimated value of $289,520.00.  No arrests were made in this case.  The marijuana was turned over to the Drug Enforcement Administration and the vehicle was seized by Border Patrol.

Laredo Sector Border Patrol Agents Seize Over 1,100 Pounds of Marijuana
Laredo Sector Border Patrol Agents
Seize Over 1,100 Pounds of Marijuana

Later that night, Border Patrol agents seized 366.52 pounds of marijuana after responding to suspicious activity near Mines Road in Laredo, Texas.  The agents were able to recover five bundles of marijuana that had an estimated value of $293,568.00.  No arrests were made in this case and the marijuana was turned over to the Drug Enforcement Administration.

On January 10, 2018, Border Patrol agents seized 388.6 pounds of marijuana after responding to suspicious activity near Riverside Drive in Laredo, Texas.  As agents approached the area, they discovered five bundles of marijuana that had an estimated value of $310,880.00.  No arrests were made in this case and the marijuana was turned over to the Drug Enforcement Administration.

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 12, 2018