2 Arrested For Allegedly Trying To Smuggle Weapons Into Mexico
Border Patrol agents have arrested two men after stopping an SUV on Interstate 8, east of Wellton, for allegedly trying to smuggle assault rifles into
Spokesman Kyle Estes says when agents discovered the driver had an extensive criminal record, they brought in a dog to search the vehicle. They located four AK-47 assault rifles and six empty rifle magazines hidden throughout it.
“Firearms are illegal for the general public down in
He says agents also have arrested four alleged drug smugglers in separate incidents, seizing 800 pounds of marijuana over the past couple days.