[CBP] TEXAS - Pick-up Full of Marijuana Rafted Across the Rio Grande
"Fort Brown Border Patrol Station agents working near Brownville, Texas, observed a Ford Ranger pick-up ferried across the Rio Grande. Once the vehicle made landfall in the U.S., agents along with the Texas Department of Public Safety (DPS) troopers attempted to initiate a vehicle stop, the driver failed to yield. The vehicle sped toward the Rio Grande where the driver abandoned the truck and swam back to Mexico. Agents searched the vehicle and discovered 24 bundles of marijuana weighing approximately 565 pounds and valued over $452K. The vehicle and marijuana were turned over to DPS."
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