1400 pounds of marijuana found inside coconuts at the US-Mexico border
More than 1,400 pounds of marijuana was discovered inside coconuts at the U.S.-Mexico border.
Border patrol agents found the drugs inside a commercial shipment at the Pharr International Bridge cargo facility near Hidalgo, Texas.
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A non-intrusive imaging inspection and canine units led them to the more than 2,400 individual packages worth over $285,000.
Apparently, hiding drugs inside produce is a favorite for smugglers.
Back in March, more than 700 pounds of marijuana was discovered inside a shipment of broccoli.
And in January, more than 2,000 pounds of marijuana was packaged to look like carrots.