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B.P. Agents Seize 715lbs Marijuana in Texas

Posted on March 5th, 2010 No Comments

United States Border Patrol agents in Texas seized 715 pounds of marijuana from an SUV Tuesday.

Border Patrol agents stationed near Abram spotted a suspicious sports utility vehicle traveling at a high rate of speed near a Rio Grande River access area. According to police, agents pursued the vehicle and the driver attempted a quick U-turn and crashed into a fence. Border Patrol agents arrested the driver after discovering a stash of 344 bundles of marijuana.

According to United States Border Patrol agents, the marijuana has a street value of $572,000. Agents for the United States Drug Enforcement Agency assumed custody of the driver and the drugs.

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