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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