More than veggies in this truck

SARITA, Texas (AP) - August 16, 2011

The Border Patrol reports finding five tons of pot at a South Texas checkpoint.

Agents were alerted to the illegal weed by a drug-sniffing dog.

Authorities say the pot was wrapped in plastic and stacked on pallets in a truck carrying broccoli.

Officials put the value of the load at more than $8 million.

The driver and the marijuana have been turned over to the Drug Enforcement Administration.

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