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Heroin, meth and illegal aliens intercepted in Sarita

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Border patrol bust in Sarita: Heroin, meth, illegal aliens Border patrol bust in Sarita: Heroin, meth, illegal aliens

SARITA, Texas - U.S. Border Patrol agents arrested two U.S. Citizens and a Mexican national in separate incidents during smuggling attempts.  
On Friday, agents assigned to the Sarita Checkpoint boarded a bus and encountered a Mexican national with what appeared to be odd shaped bulges around his waist. Further inspection revealed bundles of heroin and methamphetamines taped to his body. The combined estimated value of the narcotics was over $450,000.00. The subject was subsequently arrested. 
 
On Sunday, a grain hopper occupied by two United States citizens arrived at the primary inspection lane of the Sarita checkpoint, where a canine alerted to the cargo area of the trailer. Further investigation revealed four illegal aliens concealed within the grain. Both occupants were arrested.  
 
The Rio Grande Valley Border Patrol Sector currently has over 3,000 Border Patrol Agents and support personnel. If you are interested in a challenging and rewarding career, you can contact the CBP Recruiting Office at 956.289.4808 or visit www.cbp.gov/careers .   
 
The public is encouraged to take a stand against crime in their communities and to help save lives by reporting suspicious activity at 800-863-9382.
 
Please visit www.cbp.gov to view additional news releases and other information pertaining to Customs and Border Protection.

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