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: Abreu, White Sox Closer To AL Central Title, Beat Rangers
Inside the drainage system, agents discovered two Mexican nationals illegally present in the United States as well.READ MORE: Military Plane Crashes In Residential Area, 2 Pilots Injured, 3 Homes Hit
The bundles of marijuana weighed 135 pounds and were turned over to the Drug Enforcement Administration.MORE NEWS: Swarm Of Bees Attacks Migrant Family That Crossed Rio Grande Into Texas