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.

Sunday, April 06, 2008

Border Patrol Agents Seize More Than Three Tons of Marijuana Near Laredo

Tuesday, April 01, 2008

Laredo, Texas – Border Patrol agents from the Laredo North station seized more than three tons of marijuana at the Interstate Highway 35 checkpoint Monday night.

A Border Patrol canine alerted agents to a tractor trailer that drove into the facility for an immigration inspection. Agents opened the trailer and saw several cellophane wrapped bundles stacked to the ceiling. The bundles were inconsistent with the other cargo in the trailer.

Agents examined the bundles and discovered that they contained marijuana. Agents seized 111 bundles of marijuana with a total weight of 6,389.8 pounds and an approximate street value of $5,111,840.

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