Pot bust nets 5 arrests on South Padre Island

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Border patrol made a huge pot bust off South Padre Island (KTRK)

U.S. Customs and Border Patrol arrested five people last week near South Padre Island after they seized more than 1,300 pounds of marijuana worth more than $1 million.


U.S. Customs and Border Protection says officers seized 24 bundles of pot after the Coast Guard spotted a boat going northbound toward the coast. Authorities found a boat in the surf and arrested two people at the scene and three others nearby.
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