Border agents find pot hidden in coconuts entering Texas

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Thursday, May 12, 2016

PHARR, TX (KTRK) -- Federal officials along the border in South Texas uncovered nearly 1,500 pounds of pot hidden on coconuts.

Investigators say the marijuana was hidden inside hundreds of coconuts in a tractor-trailer stopped at the Pharr International Bridge cargo facility.

The drugs were seized thanks to the help of a canine team.

The drugs have a street value of about $285,000.

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