Drug Mules Drop 287 lbs of Cartel Reefer Outside Laredo

LAREDO, Texas – Laredo Sector Border Patrol agents assigned to the Laredo North Station stop a narcotic smuggle attempt in Laredo Wednesday.

 On April 5, Border Patrol agents while working their assigned duties noticed several individuals crossing the Rio Grande with several black bundles. As agents proceeded to apprehend them, the individuals dropped the bundles and fled back to Mexico.

Agents were able to seize four bundles. The bundles tested positive for marijuana and had a total weight of 287.7 lbs. with a street value of $230,160.


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