Night Vision Helps Border Patrol Agents Seize Nearly 400 Pounds of Pot
MARATHON, TX – Eight suspects were arrested on Sunday after Border Patrol Agents found them walking with nearly 400 lbs of marijuana.
On April 6, agents with the United States Border Patrol were using night vision equipment when they found eight suspects traveling on foot carrying seven large bags.
The agents as well as the Brewster County Sheriffs' Deputies apprehended the subjects and the backpacks were searched. According to Newswest 9, Inside the bags was 395.3 lbs of marijuana.
“Our agents are committed to keeping drugs out of our communities and to work hand in hand with our local law enforcement partners,” said Patrol Agent in Charge Roberto Dominguez.