Border Patrol Discovers Underwater Drug Tunnel

The U.S. attorney's office released photos of the underwater drug tunnel on Aug. 19, 2015.

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Border Patrol agents uncovered the drug tunnel on April 25, 2015, east of Calexico. It was equipped with a rail system.
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It started on land in Mexico and descended into water, exiting into the All-American Canal.
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Agents arrested Evelio Padilla-Zepeda with 25.15 kilograms of cocaine vacuum-sealed in 25 packages.
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The drugs have an estimated street value of $1,774,400.
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All the packages were covered in "Toy-Story" wrapping paper.
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Weights were also attached to the cocaine packages.
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Near Evelio Padilla-Zepeda's arrest location, agent found scuba diving gear, including two rebreather tanks.
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