Border officers seize nearly 4,000 lbs of weed disguised as limes

- U.S. Customs and Border Protection officers discovered nearly 4,000 lbs of marijuana disguised as key limes.

The agency said in a press release that they found the shipment of 'alleged marijuana' in a commercial shipment of the fruit.

The seizure took place while agents inspected a tractor trailer truck on January 30th at the Pharr International Bridge cargo facility in Texas.

The cost of the drugs is estimated at $789,467. 

The case is under investigation by Homeland Security.

 

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