Border Patrol, DPS seize nearly 500 pounds of meth - The Monitor

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A joint effort between Border Patrol and the Texas Department of Public Safety has resulted in a massive methamphetamine bust. A criminal complaint charging a Rio Grande City man named Edgar Lopez with drug trafficking allegations details how on July 12, DPS troopers and rangers seized eight large sacks containing 200 cellophane-wrapped bundles of methamphetamine weighing a little more than 476 pounds. On July 12, Border Patrol agents working in the area of Midway Road in Rio Grande City report that after they saw suspected scouts, they observed several people carrying bundles from the Rio Grande to the Midway Cemetery off of Midway Road. Read the full story at
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