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Agents seize a quarter of a million dollars worth of marijuana

The pot weighed 293 pounds and had an estimated street value of $234,800.
Agents seized over half a million dollars of marijuana near the river
Agents seized over half a million dollars of marijuana near the river(Border Patrol)
Published: Sep. 7, 2020 at 7:59 AM CDT
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LAREDO, Tex. (KGNS) -Border Patrol agents along with the assistance of Customs and Border Protection Air and Marine Operations foiled a drug smuggling attempt in north Laredo.

The incident happened on Sept. 2, when agents saw several individuals carrying bundles across the Rio Grande.

Agents seized three bundles of marijuana; however, the three subjects fled back to Mexico.

The pot weighed 293 pounds and had an estimated street value of $234,800.

The narcotics were turned over to the DEA.

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