Two men arrested in seizure of over 2000 lbs. of marijuana

Hidalgo County Sheriff's Dept.

POSTED: Monday, August 11, 2014 - 9:46am

UPDATED: Tuesday, August 12, 2014 - 7:34am

The Hidalgo County Sheriff's Office seized over 2000 pounds of marijuana and arrested two individuals in connection to the seizure.

On Thursday, August 7th the Hidalgo County Sheriff's Department executed a search warrant on a home located on Cerrito Linda Drive, in Edinburg, and seized 78 bundles of marijuana weighing nearly 2,100 pounds.

Investigators arrested two men at the location, identified as Valente Bentancourt, 52, and Emanuel Sanchez, 24, for possession of marijuana and each one was handed a bond of $75,000.

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