Agents bust two men with 812 pounds of pot

Yuma

Agents bust two men with 812 pounds of pot

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YUMA, Ariz. (13 On Your Side) - Agents from the Yuma Border Patrol station arrested two smugglers who they say tried to smuggle 812 pounds of marijuana across the border Wednesday night.
Agents spotted some people running from the Colorado River and saw them throw burlap backpacks into a waiting Ford Expedition.
Agents stopped the expedition as the smugglers tried to drive off.
They arrested two men.
One of those men is a Mexican citizen, legally in the U.S. with permanent resident status.
The other is a U.S. citizen.
Their cases will be turned over to the U.S. Attorney's Office.
The drugs have an estimated street value of more than $400,000.



 

 

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