PHARR, Texas (WHDH) — U.S Customs and Border Protection in Pharr, Texas, found nearly 4,000 pounds of marijuana camouflaged as key limes.
The drugs were discovered in a tractor trailer coming into the U.S from Mexico on January 30th, officials said.
Border officers used a non-intrusive imaging system, along with the help of a canine team, to locate the hidden narcotics.
The street value of the drugs is nearly $800,000, officials said.
Homeland Security is investigating.
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