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Drugs seized from Jesus Christ framed photos

Border patrol officers made a surprising drug seizure when they discovered marijuana in framed photos of Jesus Christ.

February 11, 2010 12:00:00 AM PST
U.S. Customs and Border Protection officers in the El Paso port of entry made a surprising drug seizure. They found marijuana in three framed pictures of Jesus Christ.The officers were alerted by a drug sniffing dog. After opening all three frames, officers found 30 pounds of marijuana.

A 22-year-old Mexican woman from Juarez was arrested on drug and smuggling charges. Border officials say it's not unusual for drug smugglers to use religious items to hide illegal contraband.

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