(Over 250 pounds of marijuana seized, juvenile in custody)….It happened in the Buttercup Sand Dunes.
El Centro Sector Border Patrol agents assigned to the Calexico Station observed four individuals carrying large bundles on their backs. The agents responded to the area, and the individuals dropped the bundles and ran back to Mexico. One of the four did not make it back into Mexico. A17 year old juvenile was caught by the agents. The agents found ten large bundles of marijuana near the teen. The bundles weighed 253.41 pounds, with a street value of about $152,000. The 17 year old and the marijuana were turned over to the Drug Enforcement Administration for further investigation.