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Nine Smugglers Apprehended, 700+ Pounds of Drugs Seized

Release Date: 
October 30, 2015

YUMA, Ariz. – Yuma Sector Border Patrol agents arrested nine Mexican nationals and seized 714 pounds of marijuana during separate incidents Oct. 28.

Agents made the apprehensions and seizure while patrolling near Tacna and Camp Grip, Yuma Sector’s forward operating base. Officials estimate the drugs are worth approximately $357,000.

All of the subjects and drugs will be processed per Yuma Sector guidelines.

Last modified: 
February 9, 2017