Back-to-back busts in the Rio Grande Valley led to the seizure of over $12.6-million worth of narcotics by border patrol agents.
The largest seizure happened Friday at the Falfurrias checkpoint on Highway 281. Nearly 4,500 pounds of marijuana was hidden within a trailer.
That same day, agents found over 2,600 pounds of marijuana at the Sarita checkpoint. In the four-day period, nearly 1,400 pounds was seized by CBP Officers.