Sunday, September 23, 2018

540 kilos of cocaine found in donated Bananas

The Texas Department of Criminal Justice (TDCJ) found nearly $18 million worth of cocaine underneath a donated shipment of unclaimed bananas Friday.

45 boxes of over-ripe bananas were donated to TDCJ from Ports of America in Freeport. Customs agents searched the boxes, and found 540 packages of cocaine in total, weighing 11,880 pounds with a reported street value of $17.8m