The U.S. Customs and Border Protection seized nearly four tons of marijuana last week in a package from Mexico to the United States. The shipment was discovered near the border between San Diego and Tijuana. Packed among the contraband? A shipment of jalapeños.
A 37 year old mexican man entered the Otay Mesa port of entry near the border between San Diego and Tijuana.The man entered the port driving a tractor pulling a trailer with cargo manifested as jalapeño peppers.
After vigorous searching, the canine unit discovered more than 300 large wrapped packages of marijuana that was valued at $2.3 million