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Man found entering U.S. illegally with duffel bag filled with marijuana
By: Jamel Valencia
SAN ELIZARIO, Texas -- A 19-year-old man from Mexico was arrested after Border Patrol agents found him climbing over a fence with a duffel bag full of marijuana.
Luis Aron Pena-Moreno was taken into custody on Monday by Border Patrol agents in the area of Saltillo and Petunia drives in San Elizario, Texas.
Authorities said that Pena-Moreno was climbing a fence that serves as a dividing barrier between the U.S. and Mexico.
They said Pena-Moreno was in possession of 40.2 pounds of marijuana.
He was booked into jail on a $15,000 bond.