Border Patrol seizes 800 pounds of marijuana.
POSTED: Wednesday, February 24, 2010 - 9:28am
UPDATED: Thursday, February 25, 2010 - 12:35pm
A pick-up truck traveling at a high rate of speed leads to a $640,000 dollar marijuana bust in Rio Grande City.
U.S. Border Patrol agents noticed a pick-up truck on Monday exceeding the speed limit. Agents attempted to approach the truck but the driver headed towards the river and the bailed out of the truck. He was caught and arrested by the agents and 35 bundles of marijuana, weighing 800 pounds, was seized.