Well, that’s a lot of marijuana. Not even concealed. Did he not think they would open up the back to check?
NBC – More than 15 tons of marijuana hidden in a mattress shipment was seized at the Otay Mesa cargo port of entry — the largest narcotics bust in the history of that border crossing and the second largest seizure at any crossing nationwide.
U.S. Customs and Border Protection officers made the find as they inspected a truck claiming to carry mattresses and cushions on Thursday evening.
The officer inspecting it referred it to an x-ray exam, where an anomaly was detected.
As the truck was docked for a more intense examination, a CBP officer raised the trailer’s door and found plastic-wrapped packages, stacked floor to ceiling and front to back, filling nearly the entire truck. Just a few mattresses were stacked along the wall at the other end.
Read more: NBC San Diego