Border agents seize $1.1M in pot busts


RIO GRANDE VALLEY, Texas – U.S. Border Patrol agents from the Rio Grande City Border Patrol Station seized more than $1.1 million worth of marijuana in multiple seizures Wednesday.

One of the largest seizures occurred near Roma, when agents spotted seven people running toward the Rio Grande.

Agents found a total of 40 bundles, weighing a total of 466 pounds.

Several additional seizures brought the one-day total to more than 1,400 pounds.