Border Patrol agents find sack of peyote during vehicle inspection

LAREDO, TX (KGNS) - Border Patrol agents seized a sack of peyote at a local checkpoint over the weekend.

According to Border Patrol, events transpired on February 9th when agents encountered a vehicle at the Highway 59 checkpoint.

During immigration inspection, a K-9 alerted to the presence of illegal narcotics in the vehicle.

When agents searched the car, they found a burlap sack which contained peyote.

The narcotics and the occupants of the vehicle were taken into custody and turned over to the Duval County Sheriff’s Office.