HARLINGEN, Texas (KVEO) – Border Patrol in Brownsville and Falfurrias prevented 176 pounds of narcotics from entering the United States, Monday.
Early Monday morning, shoe tracks lead Brownsville Border Patrol agents to a sorghum field and found 169 pounds of marijuana.
The find, worth more than $135K was taken to the Border Patrol Station.
Agents did not find any suspects in the area.
Later that day, agents at the Falfurrias Border Patrol Checkpoint referred a passenger bus to the secondary inspection area for an immigration inspection of the occupants and were alerted by a service canine.
The canine lead agents to a duffle bag located in the lower luggage compartment of the bus that contained 15 bundles of methamphetamine, valued at over $252K.
The find was turned over to Homeland Security Investigators.
Agents were unable to determine the owner of the duffle bag.