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Laredo Sector Border Patrol Disrupts Drug Smuggling Attempt

Release Date: 
November 3, 2015

Laredo, Texas – On October 29, 2015, Border Patrol agents assigned to the Laredo North Station disrupted a drug smuggling attempt while working their assigned duties, Thursday evening.  

Bundles seized by Laredo North Border Patrol Agents

Bundles seized by Laredo North Border Patrol Agents

The incident occurred last Thursday around 11:30am, when agents attempted to conduct a vehicle stop on a Dodge Charger in the Mines Road area.  During the vehicle stop, agents were able to apprehend 2-subjects.  The Border Patrol agents proceeded to conduct a search of the vehicle and discovered two bundles of narcotics inside the vehicle.  

The bundles tested positive for marijuana.  A total of 2 bundles were removed from the vehicle.  The contraband weighed 155.53 pounds and has a street value of $124,424.00 USD.  The narcotics, vehicle, and subjects were turned over to DEA.  

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

Last modified: 
February 9, 2017