425 Pounds of Marijuana Found Inside of Piñatas Shipped to Arizona

425 Pounds of Marijuana Found Inside of Piñatas Shipped to Arizona

This was about to be one hell of a party. 

425 pounds of marijuana was found inside of a shipment of piñatas that was crossing the U.S.-Mexico border in Arizona last week. Police sniffed out the massive amount of drugs hiding out in a truck driven by a 24-year-old Juan Marcelo Armstrong, of Tucson. Armstrong didn't stuff the piñatas with weed, he simply hid it behind a false wall in the truck, then used the empty piñatas to throw people off.

It was a creative attempt, but still didn't fool authorities. Armstrong says he was paid $3,000 to smuggle the drugs into the U.S. He now faces charges of possession and intent to distribute. In other words, it wasn't worth it.

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[via The Huffington Post]

Tags: arizona, us-mexico-border, marijuana, pinatas
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