$3.25 million worth of marijuana found inside strawberry jam shipment near border

Posted at 1:49 PM, Dec 21, 2016
and last updated 2016-12-21 16:54:33-05

The U.S. Customs and Border Protection says $3.25 million worth of marijuana was found recently inside a shipment of strawberry jam near the Nogales border.

The 6,500 pounds of marijuana was found Tuesday, in a shipment with a 51-year-old man driving a tractor trailer from Nogales, Mexico.

The driver was arrested and turned over to the U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement’s office and the drugs and trailer were seized.