HIDTA Agents Seize Hundreds of Pounds Of Marijuana

HIDTA Agents Seize Hundreds of Pounds Of Marijuana

 Hundreds of pounds of marijuana were seized near Garceno on Thursday.

Starr County HIDTA agents noticed a Chevy Tahoe exiting La Prieta Road, traveling east on Old Highway 83.

A traffic stop was conducted for expired registration. The driver refused to stop and made a u-turn on FM 649, making it’s way to the river banks and jumped into the river, swimming back to Mexico.

Investigators found 8 bundles of marijuana in the vehicle with a total weight of 577 pounds. The vehicle and drugs were seized. The case remains under investigation.

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