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Laredo, Texas - Laredo Sector Border Patrol agents seized more than $362,000 in marijuana while on patrol.

On August 9, agents observed a suspicious vehicle while patrolling in central Laredo.  As agents approached the vehicle, the driver attempted to abscond from the area but was immediately apprehended. 

A search of the white Chevrolet Uplander resulted in the discovery of six bundles of marijuana, with a combined weight of 453 pounds and an estimated value of $362,912.  The driver was determined to be a Mexican National. 

The vehicle was seized by Laredo Sector Border Patrol.  The subject and narcotics were turned over to Homeland Security Investigations.

To report suspicious activity such as alien and/or drug smuggling, download the “USBP Laredo Sector” App or contact the Laredo Sector Border Patrol toll-free at 1-800-343-1994.