By Staff

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.

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Inside the drainage system, agents discovered two Mexican nationals illegally present in the United States as well.

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The bundles of marijuana weighed 135 pounds and were turned over to the Drug Enforcement Administration.

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