HIDALGO, Texas (CBSDFW.COM) – Rio Grande Valley Sector Border Patrol agents discovered $100,000 worth of marijuana inside a tunnel in Hidalgo.
On May 19, McAllen Border Patrol Station agents found the man-made tunnel leading to a water drainage system. A search of the area revealed 30 bundles of marijuana tied together for the purpose of being pulled through the tunnel.READ MORE: Family Battles Scarborough Renaissance Festival And Texas Law Over Sexual Assault On Fairgrounds
Inside the drainage system, agents discovered two Mexican nationals illegally present in the United States as well.READ MORE: Teen Jeremiah Tabb Arrested While In Summer School In Connection To Downtown Austin Shooting
The bundles of marijuana weighed 135 pounds and were turned over to the Drug Enforcement Administration.MORE NEWS: Heated Debate Over Leadership Positions During New Dallas Council's First Meeting