GARCENO, Texas – U.S. Border Patrol agents from Rio Grande Valley Sector confiscated 11 pounds of peyote on Thursday.

While performing daily line-watch duties, Rio Grande City Station Agents located foot sign, which led them to two abandoned sacks containing peyote.  A total of 128 plants with a value of nearly $900 were seized. The peyote was transported to the Rio Grande City Station and turned over to DEA. 

To report suspicious activity, call the Rio Grande Valley Border Patrol Sector’s toll-free telephone number at 800-863-9382.