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Rio Grande Valley Sector Agents Seize 652 Pounds Marijuana Worth $522,960

Release Date: 
December 7, 2014
Bundles of marijuana siezed by Rio Grande City Border Patrol Agents

Bundles of marijuana siezed by Rio Grande City Border Patrol Agents

FRONTON, Texas - Border Patrol agents assigned to Rio Grande City Station seized 652 pounds of marijuana on Dec. 7.

Agents conducting line watch operations near were responding to a suspicious vehicle driving north. After a brief search, the vehicle was encountered abandoned with the doors open. Agents followed foot sign for a short distance and came across 29 bricks of marijuana left near a fence line.

The narcotics and vehicle were transported to the Rio Grande City Station for processing. A thorough search for the subjects yielded negative results.

Last modified: 
February 9, 2017