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Federal officials shut down drug tunnel in Arizona

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By Paul Johnson

Nogales, Arizona (CNN) - Federal agents shut down a cross-border drug smuggling tunnel in Nogales, Arizona Wednesday and seized more than 12-hundred pounds of marijuana.
Officers were conducting surveillance in the area when they spotted suspicious activity.
They found a van filled with bundles of marijuana and took two men into custody.
Even more bundles were discovered in the tunnel.
Officials say the crude, hand-dug tunnel is about 68 feet long and nearly two feet wide.


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