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Border Patrol agents stopped a marijuana smuggling attempt near El Cenizo, Texas on January 16, 2022.


The incident occurred during the evening when agents detected six smugglers carrying bundles, crossing into the United States. Agents intercepted the smugglers, causing them to drop the bundles and flee back towards the river.

Agents seized the six marijuana bundles which weighed over 440 lbs. and had an estimated street value of over $353,000. One undocumented immigrant was arrested in the vicinity of the seizure and taken into custody for further investigation.

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