[CBP] TEXAS - Over $730K Worth of Marijuana Seized by Border Patrol in RGV
"Brownsville Border Patrol Station agents working near the Rio Grande in Brownsville, Texas, attempted to conduct a vehicle stop on a Chevrolet Tahoe suspected of being involved in criminal activity. The driver of the Tahoe refused to stop, and a pursuit ensued. The vehicle was driven into the Rio Grande and the driver was seen swimming towards Mexico. A search of the submerged vehicle lead to the discovery of seven bundles of marijuana weighing nearly 300 pounds and worth more than $237K. The vehicle and narcotics were seized by Border Patrol."