Border agents near Yuma arrest 15 migrants, seize 350 pounds of marijuana


Yuma-area Border Patrol agents arrested 15 immigrants in connection with a possible smuggling network Tuesday, seizing 350 pounds of marijuana in the process, according to U.S. Customs and Border Protection officials.
Agents from the Yuma Sector's Special Operations Detachment first tracked one group of Mexican immigrants, who were in the country illegally, near the border, agency spokesman Brett Worsencroft said.
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Agents found items associated with illegal smuggling networks nearby, he said, including two-way... read more

 
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Source: AZCentral
 


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