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RGV Border Patrol Agents Seize Over $4 Million Worth Of Meth, Cocaine, & Pot

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That’s a massive amount of drugs for just one weekend in the Rio Grande Valley. Cartels are pushing these poisons non-stop & it needs to end.

EDINBURG, Texas – Since Friday, Border Patrol agents foiled six drug smuggling attempts resulting in the seizure of more than 750 pounds of marijuana, nearly 100 pounds of methamphetamines, and over 15 pounds of cocaine.

Friday evening, agents assigned to the Weslaco station responded to suspected illegal activity near Mercedes, Texas. The agents observed multiple smugglers swimming across the Rio Grande, back to Mexico. A search of the area resulted in the seizure of several bundles of marijuana, weighing 238 pounds, worth more than $190K.

Early Sunday morning, Fort Brown agents working near Brownsville, Texas, responded to a report of two drug smugglers attempting to scale the border wall. Agents searched the area, arrested two Mexican nationals, and seized two bundles of marijuana. The drugs weighed more than 45 pounds, worth more than $36K.

A few hours later, Falfurrias agents working at the checkpoint referred a Volkswagen for secondary inspection following a K-9 alert. At secondary, an inspection of the trunk revealed 130 pounds of marijuana, worth $104K.

That same day, Rio Grande City agents working near Garceno, Texas, observed several drug smugglers walking north of the Rio Grande. When agents attempted to arrest them, the smugglers abandoned the bundles and swam back to Mexico. Agents seized more than 350 pounds of marijuana, worth more than $280K.

Additionally, during the busy weekend, Border Patrol agents working at the checkpoints seized nearly 100 pounds of methamphetamine and more than 15 pounds of cocaine in separate incidents. The narcotics are worth more than $3.5M.

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Border Patrol Agents Nab Suspect In DC Area Homicide Case

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LAS CRUCES, N.M – A man being sought on a Fairfax County, Virginia homicide warrant is now in custody. U.S. Border Patrol agents working at the Interstate 25 checkpoint north of Las Cruces apprehended 20-year-old Salvadorian national Abel Alexander Castro Juarez July 31.

The apprehension was made when a commercial bus traveling north arrived at the checkpoint at approximately 10 p.m. U.S. Border Patrols agents performing an immigration inspection of all passengers located a man attempting to conceal himself in the restroom.

Agents queried the man and found that he had an active warrant issued on July 24, 2020 from the Fairfax County Police in the State of Virginia for homicide. He was turned over to the New Mexico State Police.

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Rio Grande Valley Border Patrol Seizes More Than $3M Worth Of Meth & Marijuana

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EDINBURG, Texas – U.S. Border Patrol agents in the Rio Grande Valley Sector interdict three drug smuggling attempts.

Yesterday, Rio Grande Valley Sector agents working near La Casita, Texas, observed a truck leave the Rio Grande at a high rate of speed. As the agents attempted to stop the truck, the driver suddenly pulled over and ran into a nearby field. The driver led agents on a short foot pursuit before being taken into custody. A subsequent search of the vehicle led to the discovery of more than 70 pounds of methamphetamine worth an estimated $2.3M. Border Patrol turned the case over to the Drug Enforcement Administration.

Moments later, agents responded to a residence in Falcon Heights after receiving information of suspected drug smuggling activity. As agents arrived, they observed multiple subjects removing bundles of suspected narcotics from a truck. Upon seeing the agents, the men abandoned the bundles and ran into the nearby brush. After searching the immediate area, agents seized 67 bundles of marijuana weighing over 730 pounds, worth an estimated $585K. Border Patrol turned the vehicle and drugs over to the Starr County Sheriff’s Office.

A short while later, Fort Brown agents responded to report of three drug smugglers walking north of the Rio Grande near Brownsville, Texas. With the assistance of a CBP Air and Marine Operations air asset, agents arrested three Mexican nationals and the seized more than 73 pounds of marijuana, worth nearly $59K.

Border Patrol processed the subjects and cases accordingly.

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