Border Patrol agents bust 7 smugglers as well as a convicted rap

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Border Patrol agents bust 7 smugglers as well as a convicted rapist

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YUMA, Ariz. (KSWT News 13) U.S. Border Patrol agents working at the Wellton Station arrested seven drug smugglers as well as a convicted rapist who was in the country illegally. 

Agents busted seven pot smugglers after following a trail of their footsteps through Cabeza Prieta National Wildlife Refuge on Wednesday night.

They busted the smugglers with 337 pounds of marijuana they were carrying in backpacks, valued at $168,500.

On Thursday, agents arrested a man with a list of felony convictions who was in the U.S. illegally after receiving a tip-off call.

The man had been convicted of rape as well as with possession of marijuana for sale. He had also been deported from the U.S. numerous times.

 

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