Customs officers in Detroit seize a ton of marijuana labeled as 'pool toys'

These are not your average pool toys.

Customs officers in Michigan discovered a whopping 2,175 pounds of marijuana in a shipment labeled aspool toys” a Maggio 11, secondo un comunicato stampa di Dogana e protezione delle frontiere degli Stati Uniti (CBP).
      The illegal shipment was first noticed during an X-ray scan of an inbound tractor trailer at the Fort Street Cargo Facility in Detroit. The paperwork for the shipment stated that it wasa shipment of foam pool toys,” Kris Grogan, branch chief for northern/coastal regions at CBP Public Affairs, ha detto alla CNN. The tractor trailer was headed for Ontario, Canada, Grogan added.
        When officers and a K-9 team investigated further, they discovered that there were no pool toys inside the boxesjust over a ton of marijuana and packing peanuts.
          This seizure underscores CBP’s long standing commitment to the border security mission,” Port Director Devin Chamberlain said in the news release. “The men and women of CBP continue to work diligently to keep our Nation and our communities safe.
          CBP seized 319,000 pounds of marijuana in 2021, secondo l'agenzia.

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