Border patrol seizes 4K pounds of marijuana hidden in limes

PHARR, Texas (KABC) -- Authorities said they found nearly 4,000 pounds of marijuana hidden inside fake limes near the border in Pharr, Texas.

Border patrol agents said they discovered the drugs in a tractor-trailer coming into the U.S. from Mexico on Jan. 30.

The fake limes were hidden among a shipment of real key limes, according to officials.

Officers used an imaging system along with the help of a K-9 team to find the drugs.

The street value was worth nearly $800,000, authorities said.
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