CBP seize over 600 bundles of abandoned pot

Customs and Border Patrol agents seized 6,153 pounds of marijuana yesterday worth more than $3 million in response to a call they received about two suspicious vehicles parked east of Patagonia.

Agents discovered two abandoned vehicles loaded with 604 bundles of marijuana. The narcotics, worth approximately $3,076,500, and vehicles were seized. The Drug Enforcement Administration will take possession of the marijuana.

“This seizure shows how elements of our national strategy work when resourceful agents use information and relations to target and dismantle transnational criminal organizations operating within our border communities,” stated Patrol Agent in Charge Michael G. Hyatt of the Sonoita Station.

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