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More than 5 Tons of Drugs Seized Over the Weekend Across Rio Grande Valley

Release Date: 
March 22, 2010

Edinburg, Texas - The U.S. Border Patrol's Rio Grande Valley Sector nabbed 10,374 pounds of marijuana over the weekend.

McAllen Border Patrol agents boat patrol assist in seizing 485 pounds of marijuana.

McAllen Border Patrol agents boat patrol assist in seizing 485 pounds of marijuana.

Beginning Friday and ending Sunday agents made multiple seizures of marijuana valued at more than $8 million. The seizures occurred across the Rio Grande Valley from Brownsville to Rio Grande City and north to the Falfurrias and Kingsville Border Patrol checkpoints and were unrelated.

To report suspicious activity, contact the Rio Grande Valley Border Patrol Sector's toll-free telephone number at (800) 863-9382.

Last modified: 
February 9, 2017