Del Rio Sector Border Patrol Agents Seize Nearly $2 Million Worth of Marijuana

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Del Rio Sector Border Patrol Agents Seize Nearly $2 Million Worth of Marijuana

Del Rio, Texas – U.S. Border Patrol agents throughout Del Rio Sector seized 2,425 pounds of marijuana, with an estimated

value of almost $2 million in recent weeks.

On Oct. 1, Brackettville Station agents followed foot-sign on a local ranch when they discovered a group of suspected

undocumented aliens carrying military-style duffel bags. When agents confronted the subjects, they attempted to abscond.

After a short foot pursuit agents apprehended three undocumented aliens. After a subsequent search of the area, agents

found five military-style duffel bags containing 220 pounds of marijuana worth an estimated $176,368.

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