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Agents seize over a half a million dollars of marijuana

The drugs weighed 737 pounds and had an estimated street value of $589,604.
Agents seize over half a million dollars of marijuana
Agents seize over half a million dollars of marijuana(Border Patrol)
Published: Nov. 17, 2020 at 5:18 AM CST
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LAREDO, Tex. (KGNS) -Border Patrol agents foiled an alleged drug smuggling attempt at the Freer checkpoint.

The incident happened on Nov. 15 when a tractor-trailer approached the checkpoint and a canine alerted to the presence of narcotics.

The driver, a Mexican National was referred to secondary inspection where agents discovered several bundles of marijuana inside a trailer.

The drugs weighed 737 pounds and had an estimated street value of $589,604.

The drugs were seized and turned over to the DEA.

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