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Agents Find 3,800 Pounds Of Marijuana In Frozen Mango Pulp

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FALFURRIAS, Texas (AP) — U.S. Border Patrol agents have seized more than 3,800 pounds of marijuana in South Texas after finding it hidden in frozen mango pulp.

Agents found the drug in a tractor-trailer at a checkpoint in Falfurrias,  about 75 miles north of McAllen. They were tipped to the presence of narcotics by a drug-sniffing dog.

The marijuana was found in one-gallon buckets of the pulp. Agents had to wait for it to thaw before they could extract the drug from what was described as a “sticky goop.” The value of the marijuana was placed at more than $3 million.

The Border Patrol says Monday’s seizure is among 7,500 pounds of marijuana confiscated in South Texas since Sunday.

(Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.)

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