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Rio Grande Valley Sector Agents Seize 341 Pounds Marijuana Worth $273,368

Release Date: 
December 9, 2014
Rio Grande City Agents seize 341 pounds of marijuana

341 pounds of marijuana seized by Rio Grande City agents

ROMA, Texas - Border Patrol agents assigned to the Rio Grande City Station seized more than 340 pounds of marijuana with an estimated value of $273,368 on Dec. 9. 

Multiple subjects were observed carrying bundles north from the Mexican riverbank.  Agents conducted a thorough search of the area for the subjects and narcotics.  The search resulted in the seizure of five bundles of marijuana. 

Agents observed seven suspects absconding back into Mexico. The marijuana was transported to the Rio Grande City Station for processing.

Last modified: 
February 9, 2017