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Border Patrol seizes 9 tons of marijuana in 2 days

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August 17, 2013

RGV KVEO (NEWSCENTER 23) — Nine tons of marijuana was intercepted in the Valley during August 15th and 16th.

On Thursday, Border Patrol agents spotted a loaded pickup truck heading away from the river.

Border Patrol seizes 9 tons of marijuana in 2 days

 
 

The driver spotted the agents and a helicopter, and headed back towards the river, abandoning the vehicle and marijuana.

Inside the bed of truck, 1,500 lbs. of marijuana was found and the driver swam back into Mexico

A much larger load was discovered in a tractor trailer at the Falfurrias checkpoint with more than 10,000 lbs., that’s 5 tons, was confiscated.

 

 

 

 

 

http://www.ketknbc.com/news/border-patrol-seizes-9-tons-of-marijuana-in-2-days

 

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