Border patrol busts man smuggling pot inside bell peppers

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by KHOU.com staff

WHAS11.com

Posted on March 18, 2013 at 8:11 AM

Updated Monday, Mar 18 at 8:13 AM

MEXICO — Smugglers try to get very creative when thinking of ways to transport drugs and this was no exception. 

A man was arrested after police found pot stuffed inside bell peppers at the Mexico border. 
An X-ray scan and canine search uncovered 280 packages of marijuana, estimated to be worth more than a million dollars. 

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