GILA BEND, Ariz. — Federal officials say Border Patrol agents patrolling
near Gila Bend have seized 366 pounds of marijuana and arrested eight smugglers.
Customs and Border Protection said agents on Wednesday approached a group of
smugglers near Interstate 8 and seized nine backpacks of marijuana.
According to CBP, four smugglers were found lying next to the backpacks and
four more were apprehended in the area.