Border Patrol agents seize nearly 200 pounds of drugs near local golf course
Smuggler attempted to pose as a golfer
LAREDO, Tex. (KGNS) -An alleged drug smuggler posing as a golfer is caught by Border Patrol trying to drive a load of illegal narcotics into the country.
The incident happened on July 8th when agents received a tip saying someone was loading bundles of marijuana into a black SUV at the Max Mandel Golf Course.
When agents arrived, they found 197 pounds of marijuana inside the vehicle worth about $157,848.
Agents say the driver attempted to pose as a golfer by renting golf clubs and a golf cart and drove around the course to evade arrest.
Agents were able to locate the driver and take him into custody.
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