U.S. Border Patrol brokers encountered an deserted automobile loaded with greater than 470 kilos of marijuana at Father McNaboe Park in northwest Laredo, authorities mentioned.

Throughout the late afternoon of Sept. 8, brokers responded to an alert of a number of folks loading massive bundles right into a grey sport utility automobile within the parking zone of Father McNaboe Park.

Brokers arrived to seek out the deserted automobile loaded with seven bundles of marijuana. The contraband weighed 477.3 kilos with an estimated avenue worth of $381,040. The marijuana was turned over to the Drug Enforcement Administration.

“Laredo Sector Border Patrol brokers proceed to safe the nation’s borders and forestall the smuggling of medication. Their mission is to focus on and examine potential violators of the regulation and cease transnational legal organizations from their unlawful actions by using state-of-the-art intelligence knowledge, gear, assortment and analytics,” Border Patrol mentioned in an announcement.

To report suspicious exercise equivalent to human or drug smuggling, contact the Laredo Sector Border Patrol toll free at 1-800-343-1994.

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