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NARCO NEWS:  Have You Heard the One About the Casket Full of Pot Found Near Tombstone?


They say narcos are a craft bunch and this latest smuggling attempt proves this theory right. A casket loaded, dare we say buried in pot was seized by U.S. Customs and Border Protection agents. The story gets better - the discovery was made in Tombstone, Arizona.

The beautifully crafted mahogany casket was found inside a white hearse and found to contain 67 pounds of marijuana with a street value of $33,000. The bricks of pot were covered with manure presumably to mask the smell of the marijuana.

The hearse was found traveling near an immigration check point, north of the great American Old West city of Tombstone. Tombstone is a mere 30 miles north of the U.S.-Mexico border. Some eagle eye agents became suspicious of a hearse cruising around in the desert and stopped the vehicle then processed to order a canine inspection of the hearse.

A 28-year-old American citizen was arrested on charges of drug smuggling.

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