Monday, October 20th, 2014

Failed Drug Smuggling Attempt Near Yuma Border

Agents from the Yuma Border Patrol Station located 156-pounds of marijuana in the Salinity Canal located near the United States/Mexico International Boundary. Agents located marijuana bundles inside the canal near County 15th Street early Monday morning. Agents located evidence indicating several suspects illegally entered the United States from Mexico then went into the Salinity Canal returning back to Mexico near the same location. The narcotics were turned over to the Yuma County Narcotics Task Force. The narcotics have an estimated street value of $78,000.

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