More than 1,300 pounds of marijuana was seized by the Del Rio Sector Border Patrol agents in a series of five incidents, an estimated $1.1 million worth, according to a press release.
From July 23 to July 31agents made immigration and linewatch stops at the Eagle Pass North Station. During these stops agents found hundreds of pounds of marijuana concealed in duffel bags, trash bags and underneath tarps, according to a press release.
A case on August 1in Carrizo Spring station also resulted in hundreds of pounds of marijuana turned over.
One of the five cases was turned over to the Federal Bureau of Investigation while the other four went to the Drug Enforcement Administration.
For 2013 the Del Rio Sector has seized over 30,500 pounds of marijuana, an estimated $24.4 million, according to a press release.