5 tons of pot seized at Sarita
Street value of 8.2 million dollars
Sarita, TX — 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