HARLINGEN, Texas (KVEO) — Border Patrol agents seized more than $880,000 worth of drugs over Labor Day weekend, according to a news release.
Rio Grande City agents patrolling near the Rio Grande saw multiple individuals abandon a Ford pickup parked along a dirt road and run towards the Rio Grande.
A search of the truck bed revealed over 900 pounds of marijuana worth more than $720,000. Agents searched the immediate area, but could not locate any of what they believed were smugglers.
Over the weekend, agents seized an additional 200 pounds of marijuana worth more than $157,000 in two separate incidents, according to the news release.