Searches of two big rigs headed into the United States at San Diego’s Otay Mesa border crossing netted two big hauls last week: 14,880 pounds of pot in lime boxes in one truck and 668 pounds of meth inside cactus crates in another.
Federal officers foiled the smuggling attempts at two stops Friday, U.S. Customs and Border Protection officials said in a news release this week.
The first happened about 8 a.m., when agents at the border crossing pulled aside a semi truck for a closer look.
The manifest indicated the truck was hauling crates of cactus pads.
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