LIBERTY COUNTY - Two people were arrested after a drug bust at a Liberty County home.
The Liberty County Sheriff's Office teamed up with Montgomery County Precinct 4 deputies to investigate an alleged drug operation at a home on CR 3181 in northwest Liberty County.
After deputies got a search warrant, they executed it at the home around midnight on January 30.
Deputies said they recovered 171 pounds of marijuana. The sheriff's office estimates the marijuana's estimated street value was over $100,000.
Deputies said they also found two 9mm pistols loaded with 30-round extended clips and $3,200 in cash.
Authorities arrested 32-year-old Jose Hernandez, II and 34-year-old Nina Katherine Gonzales. They were placed in the Liberty County Jail and charged with a felony count of possession of marijuana - 50 to 500 pounds.
The sheriff's office said both Hernandez and Gonzales have prior arrests for drug violations.
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