- Associated Press - Friday, March 25, 2016

PHARR, Texas (AP) - More than 700 pounds of marijuana were allegedly discovered amid heads of fresh broccoli in the South Texas border city of Pharr.

U.S. Customs and Border Protection agents stopped a tractor-trailer with a commercial shipment of broccoli from Mexico on Tuesday, referring the vehicle for further inspection.

The San Antonio Express-News reports (https://bit.ly/1RrhAFj ) that a canine unit helped agents find 661 packages of marijuana valued at about $153,000 mixed in with the broccoli.

The drugs, tractor-trailer and broccoli were seized.

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