LAREDO, TX (KGNS) – Border Patrol agents seized a sack of peyote at a local checkpoint over the weekend.
According to Border Patrol, events transpired on February 9th when agents encountered a vehicle at the Highway 59 checkpoint.
During immigration inspection, a K-9 alerted to the presence of illegal narcotics in the vehicle.
When agents searched the car, they found a burlap sack which contained peyote.
The narcotics and the occupants of the vehicle were taken into custody and turned over to the Duval County Sheriff’s Office.