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      Weslaco police uncover marijuana packing operation

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      Authorities are searching for people living at an east Weslaco home where police discovered a marijuana packaging operation.

      It all happened at 725 East Los Torritos Avenue in Weslaco around 2 p.m. Wednesday.

      Weslaco police told Action 4 News that investigators received a Crime Stoppers tip about illegal activity there.

      Nobody was home but authorities secured a search warrant and found 111 bundles with 360 pounds of marijuana.

      Authorities also found a handgun, packaging materials, scales and two vehicles.

      Anyone with information about the people at the home are asked to call Weslaco Crime Stoppers at (956) 968-TIPS.

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