Edinburg, Texas - U.S. Border Patrol agents in the Rio Grande Valley Sector seized more than 8 tons of marijuana in seven days.
From March 5 through March 11, Border Patrol agents made multiple marijuana seizures valued at more than $13.5 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.
U.S. Customs and Border Protection is the unified border agency within the Department of Homeland Security charged with the management, control and protection of our nation's borders at and between the official ports of entry. CBP is charged with keeping terrorists and terrorist weapons out of the country while enforcing hundreds of U.S. laws.