Couple caught with a ton of marijuana.

POSTED: Tuesday, February 9, 2010 - 9:29am

UPDATED: Thursday, February 25, 2010 - 12:35pm

Wesloco police have arrested a couple after finding more than a ton of marijuana in an 18 wheeler they were driving in.

Patricia Marquez de Haro and Marciano Noreiga Gonzalez were passengers in a truck when a police officer pulled them over for a traffic violation. The officer noticed Gonzalez was acting nervous and had a K-9 unit come out to the scene to check for drugs. The rig was taken to an x-ray inspection station and officers found 2,500 pounds of marijuana within the avocado shipment. The couple were charged with possession of marijuana and a $102,000 dollar bond was set for Gonzalez and de Haro's was set at $100,000 dollars.

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