5 tons of pot seized at Sarita

5 tons of pot seized at Sarita
Tuesday, August 16, 2011 - 7:31am

Street value of 8.2 million dollars

The Houston Chronicle is reporting: more than five tons of marijuana wrapped in plastic and stacked on pallets have been seized from a truck loaded with broccoli at an inland South Texas checkpoint.

Border Patrol announced Monday that the 470 bundles of marijuana were worth about $8.2 million. The driver, who was not identified, was turned over with the drugs to the Drug Enforcement Administration

To read more on the bust, head to The Houston Chronicle's website: http://www.chron.com/disp/story.mpl/ap/tx/7698439.html

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