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Over $4.5M of Narcotics Seized by Border Patrol

2 years 10 months 4 days ago Wednesday, November 22 2017 Nov 22, 2017 November 22, 2017 12:21 PM November 22, 2017 in News

EDINBURG – Border Patrol operations throughout the Rio Grande Valley result in nine separate narcotic interdictions.

Last week, RGV sector agents seized nearly 90 pounds of cocaine with an estimated value of over $2.7 million, over 1,700 pounds of marijuana with an estimated value of over $1.3 million and 17 pounds of liquid methamphetamine with an estimated value of over $500,000.

The seizures were results of Border Patrol operations along the river and at a Border Patrol checkpoints.

“The commitment of our agents to keeping our country safe is evident as they work tirelessly to prevent narcotics from reaching their intended destination in the United States,” said Chief Patrol Agent Manuel Padilla Jr. in a press release.

The public is encouraged to report suspicious activity at 800-863-9382.

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