Customs and Border Protection (CBP) announced on Monday that cocaine worth more than $ 19 million was withdrawn after it was discovered inside a batch of pineapples.
A cargo of fruits arrived from Colombia and arrived at the seaport of Savannah in Georgia in November;
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Hidden within the shipment was 450 packages weighed over 1100 pounds, officials say.
"The following field trials have confirmed that the packaging contained cocaine," said CBP.
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The authorities investigate drug trafficking, which recorded about 19.1 million dollars, according to a press release
. CBP Liao Beth Braun, CBP Head, is "an outstanding intercept by our CBP officers."