GILA BEND, Ariz. – Yuma Sector Border Patrol agents seized 664 pounds of marijuana this weekend. Wellton Station agents close to Gila Bend found six abandoned bundles filled with pot Sunday morning.
The bundles were wrapped in tape, and placed in several makeshift backpacks. The drugs have an estimated street value of $332,000.
Later that day agents near the Cabeza Prieta Wildlife Refuge tracked footprints, leading them to eight abandoned burlap backpacks filled with marijuana.