$904,000 in marijuana seized from shipment of clay pots
Tue, 24 Apr 2012 19:32:02 GMT —
Authorities are investigating how more than $904,000 dollars worth of marijuana ended up inside a shipment of clay pots from Mexico.
It all happened at the Pharr-Reynosa Internatioanal Bridge on Saturday.
U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) officials told Action 4 News an 18-wheeler with a shipment of clay pots drove up from Mexico.
Customs officers sent the 18-wheeler to secondary inspection where authorities allegedly found 1,877 packages with more than 1,130 pounds of marijuana inside.
Authorities believe the drugs are worth about $904,760 dollars on the streets.
No arrests were reported but federal officials are investigation how the marijuana ended up inside the pots and who put it there.