Authorities in Rockingham County have arrested two illegal immigrants living in Reidsville after sheriff's deputies seized more than 1,000 pounds of marijuana and $600,000 in cash.
The Rockingham County Sheriff's Office said 26-year-old Jose Gomez and 30-year-old Antonio Nunez are charged with trafficking marijuana. A sheriff's deputy said Monday both men have waived their right to an attorney.
On Sunday, Rockingham sheriff's deputies and narcotics officers from the Greensboro Police Department carried out a search warrant at the home where the two men lived. The authorities located and seized 1,060 pounds of marijuana, over $600,000 is U.S. currency and an AR-15 assault rifle.
It was also determined that the men are in the United States illegally.
Both are under detainers from U.S. Immigrations and Customs Enforcement.