Friday, October 24th, 2014

Calexico Border Agents Arrest Two Men For Smuggling Marijuana

United States Border Patrol agents from the Calexico station arrested two men Saturday attempting to smuggle approximately 96 lbs of marijuana with an estimated value of more than $77,000. Border Patrol agents detected two men walking north from the United States/Mexico International Boundary fence in a remote desert area east of Calexico. Agents responded to the area and encountered the two men hiding in the thick brush, each holding a large bundle with rope straps attached. The men, 23 and 27-years old, both Mexican nationals, were arrested and transported to the station for further processing. The bundles tested positive for marijuana.

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