Wednesday, October 22nd, 2014

Drug Smugglers Apprehended By Border Patrol

US-Border-PatrolU.S Border Patrol agents arrested eight persons this past week.  Officials say the seven drug smugglers and a convicted rapist were caught in the Cabeza Prieta National Wildlife Refuge on Wednesday night. 

When caught, the smugglers were in possession of 337 pounds of marijuana located in several backpacks – valued at over $168,000. 

Also on Thursday, agents arrested a man convicted of rape and possession after receiving a call to tip officers.

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