Thursday, April 24th, 2014

Yuma Sector Border Patrol Arrests Six

US-Border-PatrolUnited States Border Patrol agents the from Yuma Sector arrested six drug smugglers in two separate incidents and seized a combined 365 pounds of marijuana valued at over $182,000. 

Late Monday night, an agent observed three men in a parked car alongside Interstate-Eight.  As the agent pulled behind the car to investigate, the men fled in the vehicle. 

After following a short distance, the occupants of the car turned off the highway, abandoning the vehicle, and ran into the desert. 

Agents tracked the group for half a mile to where the men were hiding under a tree.  The three men were Mexican nationals.

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