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Thursday, August 16, 2012 - 21:04
Border Patrol Agents in New Mexico and El Paso arrested three alleged drug smugglers and seized more than 300 pounds of marijuana valued at $241,200 in two separate busts Wednesday.
Agents on horseback assigned in Fabens, Texas, put their tracking skills to work by stopping two smugglers carrying 113.5 pounds of pot with an estimated street value of $90,800.
The two are currently being held at the El Paso County Jail.
In a separate incident, agents assigned to the Alamogordo Station in New Mexico, arrested a U.S. citizen after a canine alerted them to a horse trailer.
Inside the trailer agents found more than 200 pounds of marijuana with an approximate street value $150,400. This driver was arrested and is currently being held at the Doña Ana County Jail.