LAREDO, Texas – On June 15, 2017, agents working their assigned duties encountered five subjects carrying bundles near Bruni Street. As the agents approached the subjects, they dropped the bundles and fled back to Mexico. A total of 5 bundles were recovered and tested positive for Marijuana. The bundles weighed 397 pounds with an estimated street value of $317,680.00. The contraband was turned over to the Drug Enforcement Administration.
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