EDINBURG, Texas (CBSDFW.COM) – Rio Grande Valley Border Patrol brokers interdicted two narcotics smuggling makes an attempt ensuing within the seizure of greater than 350 kilos of marijuana and three arrests.
On Jan. 11, Harlingen Border Patrol Station brokers responded to criminal activity close to the Rio Grande in Harlingen. Suspecting an unlawful entry had occurred, brokers adopted shoe prints main away from the river right into a sugar cane discipline and noticed a number of topics making an attempt to hide themselves. Brokers apprehended three topics and noticed two others return to Mexico. Within the seek for further migrants, brokers found 5 bundles of marijuana weighing greater than 330 kilos, value roughly $264,000. The marijuana and three topics had been transported to the station for additional processing.
The next night, a Brownsville Border Patrol Station agent and his service K9 had been looking out in an space generally used for narcotics and migrant smuggling close to the Rio Grande in Brownsville. The service K9 alerted and led the agent to an deserted bundle of marijuana weighing roughly 25 kilos, valued at greater than $20,000.