BREWSTER COUNTY, TX (KWES) - Five Mexican citizens are facing felony charges after being found in Brewster County illegally with 286 lbs. of marijuana.

According to officials, Brewster County Deputies were investigating a call of suspicious individuals trespassing on private property Monday night.

They apprehended the five individuals, later identified as Mexican citizens in the United States illegally, and found them in possession of approximately 286 pounds of marijuana.

On Monday night, Brewster County Deputies received a report of suspicious individuals trespassing on private property. ...

Posted by Brewster County Sheriff's Office on Tuesday, January 15, 2019

Following the felony charges, the suspects will be turned over to immigration officials for federal prosecution and deportation.