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Next Time They’ll Likely Try a Different Smuggling Root

A case of carrots and the customs checkpoint in Pharr.

By March 2016Comments

Illustration by Ricardo Martinez

Drug smugglers were foiled at a border checkpoint in Pharr when customs agents discovered more than one ton of marijuana hidden in a shipment of carrots, stuffed into nearly three thousand orange carrot-shaped packages that were interspersed among the real thing.

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