Brownsville, Texas - U.S. Border Patrol agents assigned to the Brownsville station disrupted a marijuana smuggling attempt at a golf course.

On Friday, Border Patrol riverine units patrolling the Rio Grande encountered several subjects swimming from the U.S. riverbank to the Mexican riverbank. Agents searched the area and discovered several abandoned golf bags filled with bundles of marijuana. The marijuana weighed approximately 50 pounds and has an estimated value of $40K.

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