MEXICAN MANGO MAFIA : Nearly $1 million worth of cocaine hidden within mango shipment seized







BY CBS 4 NEWS FRIDAY, MAY 20TH 2016












Photo courtesy of U.S. Customs and Border Protection










Border patrol agents arrested a 51-year-old man after finding nearly $1 million worth of narcotics in his vehicle at the Pharr International Bridge.





A man from Michoacán, Mexico approached the bridge Wednesday evening hauling shipment of fresh mangoes. 



Further investigation showed that he was concealing 60 packages of cocaine weighing around 151 pounds among the shipment, according to a news release from the U.S. Customs and Border Protection.




CBP officers estimated the narcotics at nearly $1,165,000.

The man was arrested and the narcotics were seized.









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