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Ultralight Aircraft Observed Dropping Drugs into U.S.

Release Date: 
June 22, 2015

YUMA, Ariz. – Border Patrol agents observed an ultralight aircraft fly into the United States late Friday and drop several bundles of marijuana over a secluded area before flying back to Mexico.

Agents then stopped a vehicle leaving the area and discovered three individuals inside with 219 pounds of marijuana, worth an estimated $109,500.

Agents processed all three individuals, drugs and vehicle in accordance with Yuma Sector guidelines.

Last modified: 
February 9, 2017