An investigation held by the Bell County Investigation Unit and The United States Postal Inspection Service led to the arrest if 2 people in a weed bust.

KWTX reports that 9 pounds of high-grade marijuana with a street value of $40,000 was seized and two people were arrested as a result.

Bell County Sheriff Major T.J. Cruz announced in a press release today that Desmond Evon Wilkerson, 26, and Katelyn Olivia Nicole Tolbert, 24, both of Temple were charged with possession of marijuana over 5 pounds.

Police also seized $24,000 in cash.

Wilkerson and Tolbert were both released on a $100,000 bond.

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