$3.6 million of marijuana found in cabbage shipment
Wed, 18 Jan 2012 18:49:23 GMT —
More than $3.6 million dollars worth of marijuana is off the streets after authorities found it hidden inside a shipment of cabbage.
U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) officers made the seizure at the Pharr-Reynosa International Bridge on Tuesday.
Investigators told Action 4 News that an 18-wheeler with a refrigerated trailer drove up from Mexico.
The 18-wheeler was sent to secondary inspection where customs officers found 1,348 packages with more than 3,662 pounds of marijuana inside.
Authorities believe the drugs are worth $3.6 million dollars on the streets.
No arrests have been reported but the incident remains under investigation.