Friday, April 18th, 2014

Drug Smugglers Apprehended South Of Gila Bend

US-Border-PatrolYuma Sector Border Patrol agents arrested five drug smugglers and seized 209 pounds of marijuana Sunday.

Agents using night vision equipment detected and subsequently apprehended the smugglers ten miles south of Gila Bend. 

The group, comprised of Mexican nationals, entered the United States illegally through the Organ Pipe Cactus National Monument.

The marijuana had an estimated worth of $104,500.

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