6,000 Pounds of Weed Seized in Shipment of Door Knobs

borderbustU.S. Customs and Border Protection discovered more than 6,000 pounds of marijuana hidden in a shipment of door knobs (pictured). The tractor trailer hauling the marijuana was stopped at the Calexico East port cargo facility on the U.S/Mexico border in California.

Authorities say drug-sniffing dogs alerted officers to a total of 458 wrapped packages in 67 boxes and investigators estimate the marijuana’s value around $6 million. A 30-year-old trucker from Mexicali, Mexico, was arrested. His name wasn’t released.

Photo: U.S. Customs and Border Protection

2 thoughts on “6,000 Pounds of Weed Seized in Shipment of Door Knobs

  • December 1, 2009 at 9:43 am

    so thats why its dry!!!!

  • December 1, 2009 at 10:50 am

    thats a shame if pot was legalized we wouldnt have this problem…and the man that got arrested cant feed his family now…the us goverment is fucked up..leagalize pot b4 this gets out of hand


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