by Daisy Martinez
More than 700 pounds of marijuana is off the streets after Border Patrol agents busted a group of drug smugglers along the Rio Grande in a remote area of Brownsville.
Border Patrols agents "It all happened off Flor de Mayo Road on Brownsville's northwest side shortly after 11 a.m. Tuesday."
Full details were not immediately available but Border Patrols agents said they came across a group of drug smugglers along the Rio Grande in that area.
Border Patrol agents said they found 700 pounds of marijuana and a truck that had been stolen in Pharr.
Located off U.S. Highway 281 and along the Rio Grande, the Flor de Mayo neighborhood is a well-documented crossing point for illegal drugs.