Monday, October 20th, 2014

Border Patrol Arrests Drug Smugglers Near Calexico

US-Border-PatrolThree drug smugglers were arrested by border patrol agents near Calexico.  Officials say they observed five men enter the United States illegally Sunday night and make their way toward Interstate-Eight. 

Bundles were observed on four of the men.  Two men entered a car and the other three began running back to Mexico. 

Officials were able to apprehend the men and arrest the driver, who was a United States citizen.  Officials say the bundles of marijuana had an estimated street value of over $147,000.

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