Customs and Border Protection (CBP) announced on Friday that cocaine valued at more than $ 19 million was arrested after being discovered in a pineapple arrangement.
The cargo of the fruit came from Colombia and arrived in Savannah port in Georgia in November; It was occupied by CBP Office of Field Operations (OFO) officers and underwent an investigation, the agency said in a press release.
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Hidden in the transport were 450 packages weighing more than 1100 pounds, according to officials.
“A subsequent field test confirmed that the packages contained cocaine,” CBP said.
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Authorities are investigating drug transport, which was netted up to about $ 19.1 million, the press release said.
It was acclaimed by Savannah CBP Area Port Director Lisa Beth Brown as “an outstanding interception of drugs by our CBP officers.”