Marijuana smuggling

PHOTOS: Border Patrol Agents Seize $2.5M in Marijuana in Texas

Border Patrol agents in the Rio Grande Valley Sector stopped the marijuana shipments of two drug smugglers near the Texas border with Mexico. The agents seized more than $2.5 million in marijuana in three separate incidents.

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Mexican Cartels Continue Exploring New Methods for Smuggling into Texas

MATAMOROS, Tamaulipas — Mexican cartel smugglers continue trying to find new ways to bring drugs into the country. From backpackers wading over the Rio Grande to makeshift ferries used to move loaded vehicles, organized criminals continue to use this border city as launch pad to move large shipments.

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3 Illegal Alien Drug Smugglers Busted Past Arizona Border

Sheriff’s deputies at the Arizona border arrested three illegal aliens after a high speed chase through various residential areas. The illegal aliens remain jailed on charges in connection with an alleged attempt to smuggle hundreds of pounds of marijuana.

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Smugglers Changing Tactics in Laredo Sector of Texas Border

More than 130 pounds of marijuana was seized on Wednesday morning when U.S. Border Patrol agents from the Laredo South Sector discovered a vehicle leaving a known smuggling area along the Rio Grande River. The driver led agents on a short chase and crashed back into the river in what is described as a “splashdown” event. Breitbart Texas has learned this is a new technique for smugglers in the Laredo sector.

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