More than 1,000 pounds of marijuana seized from shipment of limes
Officers say they found more than 1,000 pounds of marijuana within a shipment of limes at the Pharr International Bridge on Wednesday.
When a white 1998 tractor-trailer hauling limes applied for entry, officers say they referred it to secondary inspection.
During a search, officers found 620 packages of marijuana, weighing a total of 1,439 pounds, according to a news release from U.S. Customs and Border Protection.
Customs estimates the seizure had a street value of about $287,700.