A Mexican national was arrested Friday after federal officer found more than 2,000 pounds of marijuana concealed in a charcoal shipment.
The smuggling attempt was foiled at the Port of Mariposa commercial facility.
U.S. Customs and Border Protection officers used an X-ray scanner during commercial inspections to uncover the drugs.
The pot, valued at $1,014,350, was concealed in a shipment of 1,000 bags of charcoal.
The driver of the rig was referred to U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement's Homeland Security Investigations.
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