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US customs seizes 339lbs of marijuana worth $271,600 at Rio Grande city


RIO GRANDE CITY: Border Patrol agents watched several subjects come across the border with 339 pounds of marijuana east of Rio Grande City over the weekend. Border Patrol says the seizure happened after the subjects moved several bundles of the narcotic to a pick-up truck, then found the truck abandoned near the intersection of Hidalgo and Acapulco streets. No arrests ... Read More »

US customs seizes 680 pounds, 10 bundles marijuana worth $540,000


TEXAS:  US Border Patrol agents from the Rio Grande Valley Sector seized more than 680 pounds of marijuana. The seizure occurred when Rio Grande City agents observed numerous individuals moving north from the Rio Grande carrying bundles of narcotics. When the agents identified themselves, the smugglers dropped the bundles and fled south back to Mexico. After a thorough search of ... Read More »

US border petrol agents seize 1500 pounds Marijuana


GRANDE CITY:  Border Patrol Agents assigned to the Rio Grande City Station conducting line-watch duties near Rio Grande City, Texas, came upon an abandoned water buffalo. As the agents approached the water buffalo, they noticed a distinct smell of marijuana emitting from within the metal structure.  Due to the lid of the container not being attached, agents were able to ... Read More »