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Agents foil drug smuggling attempt near river

The drugs weighed over 290 pounds and had an estimated street value of $234,080
Published: Apr. 1, 2021 at 7:39 AM CDT
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LAREDO, TX. (KGNS) -Border Patrol foiled an alleged drug smuggling attempt near the riverbanks in central Laredo on Tuesday afternoon.

Agents arrived at the scene and saw several subjects running to the river and returning to Mexico.

With the assistance of a Laredo Sector Marine Unit vessel, agents were able to locate four large bundles of marijuana.

The drugs weighed over 290 pounds and had an estimated street value of $234,080.

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