Women arrested in Texas after Border Patrol agents find 275lbs of marijuana in car next to a baby – Long Room

Two women were arrested in Brownsville, Texas, last Friday after border patrol agents found 275 pounds of marijuana inside their car – which were seated next to a baby.

Carla Michelle Resendiz, 47, and her daughter Ashley Renee Resendiz, 22, were charged with possession of marijuana with intent to distribute and conspiracy to possess marijuana.
 

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U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) was tipped off by an anonymous caller on April 12, reported the Dallas Morning News.

The caller told officials that he or she saw a Ford SUV being loaded with packages that appeared to be drugs at the River Bend Golf Course. 
 

Complaint – Morning – News – Drug – Enforcement

According to a federal complaint, viewed by the Morning News, a Drug Enforcement Administration official said the golf course is known for being a ‘smuggling corridor’ along the US-Mexico border for illegal drugs.

Not long after the tip came through, a Border Patrol agent saw the white Ford Escape and asked the women to pull over.


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