This May be the Craziest Drug-Smuggling Attempt Ever

They say carrots are good for you, but not the carrots seized at a Texas border checkpoint. These were fake and filled with marijuana — 2,493 pounds of marijuana to be exact.

That’s right, as many as 3,000 fake carrots filled with marijuana were mixed in with actual carrots and transported through the Pharr-Reynosa bridge in the Texas-Mexico border.

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“Once again, drug smuggling organizations have demonstrated their creativity in attempting to smuggle large quantities of narcotics across the U.S.-Mexico border,” said Port Director Efrain Solis Jr.

Yes, that’s rather creative, but if you have $499,000 worth of marijuana in your car, you better start thinking of better ideas.

Read more about the marijuana-carrot smuggling from CNN here.

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