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Horse patrols with border officials make drug discovery in desert near Tucson

Posted: 12:09 PM, Mar 14, 2017
Updated: 2017-03-14 19:50:47-04

Border Patrol officials say 10 people are still sought after a horse patrol unit following their location discovered bundles of marijuana. 

According to a media release, the marijuana was located near Ajo, Ariz. on Sunday afternoon. 

The discovery was made after a group of people were seen walking in the desert. Their last-known location was tracked and eight bundles of drugs worth $170,000 were located. 

The horse patrol units are used to help agents get to remote and inaccessible areas. 

The individuals transporting the bundles have not yet been located.