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Border Patrol Agents Test Car-Grabbing Net

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Border Patrol Agents Test Car-Grabbing Net

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Border Patrol Agents Test Car-Grabbing Net

Border Patrol Agents Test Car-Grabbing Net

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In an effort to stop smugglers from bringing illegal immigrants and drugs into the United States, federal authorities in San Diego experiment with a car-grabbing net. Part of a $200,000 pilot project, the net is strung between two concrete posts at a bottleneck near a border checkpoint. Hear NPR's Eric Niiler