Authorities discover a secret tunnel between California and Mexico containing an estimated 17 tons of marijuana.
Nov. 16, 2011 A soldier opens the access to a tunnel as others stand guard near packages containing marijuana during a presentation to the media in Tijuana, Mexico. Police have discovered a "major cross-border drug tunnel" running to California from Mexico, and seized 14 tons of marijuana, authorities said Wednesday. The tunnel links warehouses in an industrial park south of San Diego and the Mexican border city of Tijuana, the U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement agency said in a news release. Reuters Buy Photo