Wednesday, April 16th, 2014

Border Patrol Seizes $4 Million Worth Of Marijuana During Government Shutdown

Federal authorities say they seized nearly $4 million worth of marijuana in southern Arizona during the federal government shutdown.
 
Tucson Sector Border Patrol officials said Wednesday that agents working during the 16 day partial shutdown confiscated more than 7,000 pounds of marijuana, ten vehicles and illegal contraband. Among the incidents were two separate marijuana seizures of 1800 pounds each.

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