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02-20-2013, 12:19 AM #1
AZ - Border Patrol arrests 6 suspected smugglers
February 19, 2013 6:42 PM
Yuma Sector Border Patrol agents arrested six suspects Sunday evening who allegedly were carrying a total of 528 pounds of marijuana.
According to Agent Kyle Estes of the Yuma Sector Public Affairs Office, at about 9 p.m., agents using night vision equipment discovered a group of subjects carrying large backpacks near Gila Bend.
Agents apprehended the group and seized the narcotics they reportedly were carrying. Five of the men were Mexican nationals; a sixth was a citizen of Honduras.
The marijuana had an estimated value of $264,000.
Border Patrol arrests 6 suspected smugglers | border, agents, yuma - YumaSunWe have immigration laws that just need to be enforced.