$1.8M+ In Meth And Marijuana Seized At Southern Border Over The Weekend – CBS Dallas / Fort Worth
STARR COUNTY, Texas (CBSDFW.COM) – Narcotics smugglers continue to keep border patrol representatives hectic in Texas, where more than $1.8 million in drugs was taken over the weekend.
On Friday June 18, Rio Grande City Border Patrol Station representatives operating in La Grulla reacted to a call relating to suspicious activity south of La Cuchilla Street. Responding representatives experienced 10 migrants, consisting of 3 kids, among them as young as 3 years of ages. Near the group of migrants, representatives found more than 114 pounds of cannabis. They took the cannabis with a projected street worth of more than $91K. All topics were processed appropriately.
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Early Sunday early morning, RGC representatives operating in Garceno saw fresh footprints leading away from the river and into the United States. A service K9 was released and led representatives to 4 packages of cannabis. Representatives saw 5 individuals leaving the location and go back to Mexico. The cannabis weighed more than 220 pounds and had a projected street worth of over $177K.
Later on that night, RGC representatives working with Customizeds and Border Security air possessions in La Grulla saw numerous individuals bring packages. They pulled away back to Mexico, deserting 3 packages of cannabis weighing more than 115 pounds. The cannabis had a projected street worth of over $92K.
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Furthermore, more than $1.5M worth of methamphetamine was taken at the Falfurrias Border Patrol Checkpoint.
The taken narcotics were committed the Drug Enforcement Administration.
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Jobber Wiki author Frank Long contributed to this report.