Texas Border Officials Seize More Than 12,000 Pounds of Marijuana, Totaling $7M, in a Week

Texas border patrol officials seized more than 12,000 pounds of marijuana with a street value of $7 million in three operations over the course of one week.The biggest seizure was conducted about 9:30 a.m. on Dec. 1 on the Mexican side of Falcon Lake. Border patrol officials from the Zapata Station observed several suspects allegedly loading bundles of contraband onto a boat. The officials notified Mexican authorities, who confronted the suspects and confiscated the contraband.  Continue reading...

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