- Created on Tuesday, 26 February 2013 22:00
- Written by Border Scope
Calexico, California - Friday night, U.S. Border Patrol agents from the Calexico station arrested two men and seized 92 pounds of marijuana with an estimated value over $73,000.
The incident occurred at approximately 9 p.m., when agents observed two individuals climbing over the United States/Mexico border fence east of Calexico near the Imperial Sand Dunes. Agents responded to the area and encountered two men, 23-year-old and 26-year-old, both Mexican nationals hiding in the brush south of Interstate 8. Agents also discovered two packages of marijuana weighing over 92 pounds worth more than $73,000 nearby.
The two men and drugs were turned over to the Drug Enforcement Administration.