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Cocaine found among limes at Texas port of entry

U.S. Customs and Border Protection officers in Pharr, Texas, recently stopped a load of limes containing $1.86 million in cocaine. The agency inspected a commercial shipment of fresh limes Aug. 17 at the Pharr International Bridge cargo facility and found 80 packages of cocaine weighing 202 pounds, according to a news release. A canine team trained to detect drugs helped the officer detect the packages hidden in the trailer.

According to an article on, the seizure came the day after Customs and Border Protection officers at the same facility found 430 packages of marijuana in a truck shipment of tiles.

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