Written by RSN
Just prior to 3 p.m. Saturday, agents from the McAllen station encountered a 1994 Plymouth Voyager near Penitas, Texas. The vehicle was displaying Texas license plates belonging to another vehicle. As agents attempted to stop the vehicle, the driver opened his door and absconded. A search of the Voyager led to the discovery of 1,043 pounds of marijuana with an estimated street value of $834,400.00.
The case was turned over to the Drug Enforcement Administration pending an investigation.
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