EDINBURG, Texas, – Agents from the Rio Grande Valley Sector seized nearly 470 lbs. of marijuana.

Yesterday, agents assigned to the Rio Grande City station observed multiple subjects emerge from the brush and load bundles of marijuana into a waiting SUV. When the driver saw the agents, he drove south, abandoned the vehicle, and swam back to Mexico. In the vehicle agents discovered 21 bundles of marijuana, weighing 467 lbs., with an estimated value of $374,000.