Custom Agents Seize Rifles and Ammunition

Wednesday, April 20, 2011 - 8:00am

Assault rifles and ammunition were stopped from getting into the wrong hands at the Hidalgo International bridge.

Eleven  assault rifles and 12 high capacity ammo magazines were hidden in a truck that was heading into Mexico. Custom and Border Protection officials accuse the driver, a man from Edinburg, of trying to smuggle the weapons. The suspected smugglers along with the weapons were transferred into ICE custody.

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