Border Patrol Agents Seize Weapon Cache

Wednesday, September 14, 2011 - 9:08am

U.S. Border Patrol agents seized several high powered weapons, ammunition and explosives in Fronton after finding a black bag hidden in the brush near the Rio Grande river.

Inside the bag were six assault rifles, a grenade launcher, rocket launcher, 20 ammunition magazines, assault rifle and three packages containing C-4. Border Patrol Chief Rosendo Hinojosa says the weapons could have had a devastating impact on any community and he commends the agents that recovered the deadly devices. The items were turned over to the Bureau of Alcohol Tobacco Firearms and Explosives for further investigation.

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