Four arrested and 767 lbs. of marijuana seized in underground bunker

Friday, May 9, 2014 - 8:12am

Four people are behind bars after Starr County investigators discovered more than 700 pounds of marijuana in an underground bunker.

Investigators were conducting a surveillance operation when they noticed something at a house on Ramirez Street in Escobares.

That's where they found a large man made bunker covered in dirt and plywood. Investigators seized 767 pounds of marijuana from inside the bunker.

Three men and a woman are in custody facing possession of marijuana charges.

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