Nearly 800 Pounds of Marijuana Found in Cucumber Shipment

6 years 1 month 11 hours ago Tuesday, January 23 2018 Jan 23, 2018 January 23, 2018 11:53 AM January 23, 2018 in News

PHARR – Seven hundred and ninety pounds of marijuana was discovered hidden in a cucumber cargo at the Pharr International Bridge last week.

On Wednesday, Jan. 17, a tractor-trailer hauling produce was referred to secondary inspection.

With the help of a K9 team, U.S. Customs and Border Protection officers found 285 packages of alleged pot within the consignment.

The drugs have an estimated street value of $158,000.

CBP said the narcotics were seized. 

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