News From the Border

Providing the news from a different front but from a war that we must win as well! I recognize the poverty and desperate conditions that many Latinos live in. We, as the USA, have a responsibility to do as much as we can to reach out to aid and assist spiritually with the Gospel and naturally with training, technology and resources. But poverty gives no one the right to break the laws of another sovereign nation.

Friday, March 14, 2008

Border Patrol Agents Seize 18 Bundles of Marijuana in Texas

Wednesday, March 12, 2008

Laredo, Texas – Border Patrol agents from the Laredo North Station seized more than 700 pounds of marijuana at a Texas checkpoint.

On Tuesday, March 11, 2008, a Border Patrol canine alerted agents to the trailer of an 18-wheeler that came to the checkpoint. Agents searched the trailer the agents located 10 duffel bags containing 18 bundles of marijuana hidden in the front of the trailer behind pallets of merchandise.

A total of 732.4 pounds of marijuana was recovered with an estimated street value of $585,920.00. The subject, tractor and marijuana were turned over to the Drug Enforcement Administration.

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