EDINBURG, TX – U.S. Border Patrol agents continue disrupting marijuana smuggling attempts throughout the Rio Grande Valley.
Sunday evening, Rio Grande City agents observed several subjects carrying bundles of marijuana near La Grulla, Texas. As agents approached the area, the smugglers abandoned the narcotics and attempted to abscond into Mexico. An immediate search of the area, resulted in the arrest of three subjects and the discovery of two bundles of marijuana weighing 116 pounds worth an estimated $92K.
Tuesday evening, Harlingen Border Patrol agents responded to illegal activity near Los Indios, Texas. As agents searched the area, two illegal aliens were apprehended and three bundles of marijuana weighing 124 pounds worth nearly $100K were seized.
Border Patrol processed all subjects accordingly.