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Border Patrol K-9 detects tactical weapons at California station, seizing 25 rifles and arresting two; linked to Operation Apollo.

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Border Patrol Seizes 25 ‘AK-47 Style Rifles’ Headed To ‘Transnational Criminal Organizations’

A U.S. Border Patrol K-9 detected a cache of tactical weapons at a California gas station, leading to the discovery and seizure of 25 AK-47 style rifles, 25 30-round magazines, two pistols, and the arrest of two individuals. The incident, part of Operation Apollo, a counter-fentanyl initiative, underscores the ongoing efforts to combat the trafficking of weapons and drugs. The seized weapons were believed to be destined for Mexico, highlighting the challenges of transnational criminal activities and the importance of border security.

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