Rio Grande City, Texas - On Monday, March 19, Rio Grande City agents disrupted a marijuana smuggling event near La Rosita, Texas.

Agents conducting line-watch operations discovered an abandoned truck loaded with marijuana that smugglers were attempting to conceal at an unfinished structure. Agents found additional bundles of marijuana hidden within the building. A total of 1,164 pounds of marijuana, worth an estimated $931,200.00, and the vehicle was seized.

The marijuana will be turned over to the Drug Enforcement Administration.

The public is encouraged to take a stand against crime in their communities and to help save lives by reporting suspicious activity at 800-863-9382.