6.5 tons of marijuana found at 'narco warehouse' in Pharr
Tue, 08 Feb 2011 00:56:11 GMT —
More than six and a half tons of marijuana are off the streets following a raid at a 'narco warehouse' off Owassa Road in Pharr.
U.S. Immigration & Customs Enforcement (ICE) officials told Action 4 News that they received reports about illegal activity at the warehouse.
Agents obtained a search warrant to enter the warehouse and produce bins.
ICE officials reported the bins were filled with 510 bundles that had 13,314 pounds of marijuana inside.
Agents also found assault rifles and ammo inside the warehouse.
Authorities believe the drugs are worth $1.8 million dollars on the streets.
No arrests were reported but the case remains under investigation.