Border agents seize nearly a ton of marijuana
LAREDO, Texas - Suspicious activity near the Rio Grande River turned into a huge marijuana bust on Thursday.
Laredo Sector Border Patrol agents found nearly a ton of marijuana bundles in a trailer worth an estimated value of $1.379,392.
“The Border Patrol is always vigilant in trying to prevent the flow of illegal drugs into the United States. It is only through the hard work and dedication of our agents that we do continually and successfully do so,” said Laredo Sector Acting Deputy Chief Patrol Agent Anthony S. Good.
To report suspicious activity such as alien and/or drug smuggling, contact the Laredo Sector Border Patrol toll-free telephone number at 1-800-343-1994.