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Wellton Border Patrol Arrest 12 Individuals And Seize 535 Pounds Of Marijuana

United States Border Patrol agents from the Yuma Sector’s Wellton Station arrested 12 individuals and seized a combined 535 pounds of marijuana, worth an estimated $267,000 on Friday. Agents arrested 12 Mexican nationals northeast of Papago Well, located on the Cabeza Prieta National Wildlife Refuge. All of them were in the U.S. illegally. In close proximity to the apprehension site, agents located eleven large backpacks of marijuana.

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