Border Patrol find nearly 70 pounds of weed inside casket
Border Patrol in Arizona found a closed casket filled with 67 pounds of weed, worth over $33,000 over the weekend.
Border patrol agents stopped the hearse in the ironic town of Tombstone for an immigration stop. Manure was put over the marijuana to cover the smell.
After noticing inconsistencies with the driver's story, a canine unit was called to search the entire hearse and the man, who is a U.S. citizen, was arrested on suspicion of narcotics and contraband smuggling.
A press release stated that: "Transnational criminal organizations use a wide range of techniques to smuggle both humans and narcotics into the United States."