Border officials recently announced that they seized a large stash of drugs hidden in a shipment of cucumbers in the Nogales area.
Over 615lbs of cocaine was discovered on a trailer, hidden in pallets of cucumbers at the Port of Nogales, according to officials.
The estimated value of the drugs seized totaled $7.7 million, according to officials.
Officials announced the seizure Wednesday, but it is unclear exactly when the seizure occurred.
In a joint effort, HSI, DEA, and CBP prevented over 600 lbs of cocaine comingled in a cucumber shipment from entering the US during a smuggling attempt. @HSIPhoenix thanks our partners for assisting in preventing this harmful drug from infiltrating our communities. #Teamwork pic.twitter.com/CcDEK75y0O— HSI Arizona (@HSIPhoenix) February 16, 2022