Yuma Border Patrol agents arrest group carrying 300 pounds of marijuana

Yuma Border Patrol agents arrest group carrying 300 pounds of marijuana
CBP agent seized 301 pounds of marijuana. (Source: U.S. Customs and Border Protection)

TUCSON, Ariz. (KOLD News 13) - Yuma Sector Border Patrol agents arrested a group of eight illegal immigrants after they were found with 301 pounds of marijuana.

Officials assigned to the Wellton station found the group while patrolling on Saturday, Mar. 27.

According to a news release, the makeshift backpack bundles of marijuana have an estimated worth of $105,000.

Agents arrested the group and seized the marijuana.

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