Shadow Wolves find $192K worth of marijuana on one day
The Shadow Wolves, an all-Native unit of border trackers, found $192,000 worth of marijuana on a single day, KPHO-TV reported.

The unit found six bundles of marijuana hidden beneath plants and cacti. The drugs were left on the Tohono O'odham Nation, which shares a 75-mile border with Mexico.

"We're laying our lives on the line every day, going out and looking for these groups smuggling illegal contraband, by ourselves as scouts," said Joe, a Shadow Wolf and member of the Tohono O'odham Tribe, told KPHO-TV. “That’s something people don’t think about. Most law enforcement goes out in large groups and they have backup.”

The Shadow Wolves are part of the Immigration and Customs Enforcement, an agency of the Department of Homeland Security. By law, the Shadow Wolves can have 25 members, each of whom must be at least one-fourth Indian.

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