Border Patrol Makes Drug Bust with Baby in Backseat
UPDATE (8:30 p.m.): U.S. Customs and Border Protection tells us the baby is now with a family member.
The case has been referred for criminal prosecution and remains under investigation.
BROWNSVILLE – A drug bust involving a child took place Friday morning.
Border Patrol Agents in Brownsville stopped the driver of a Ford Escape and found several marijuana bundles inside the vehicle.
An infant was found along with bundles of drugs in the back seat of the vehicle.
The driver and front passenger were arrested. No word on who has custody of the child as of Friday afternoon.
The case remains under investigation.
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