BALTIMORE (WJZ) — Customs and Border Protection officers in Baltimore discovered hashish hidden inside seashells in air cargo from Nigeria on September 30.
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CBP agriculture specialists initially inspected the parcel when they found little plastic baggies of a brown substance inside seashells taped closed.READ MORE: Man Stabbed Outside Dundalk Restaurant Last Week Has Died, Police Say
Officers at Baltimore Washington International Thurgood Marshall Airport field-tested the brown substance and found it was hashish, weighing a total of a little more than 38 grams.
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Authorities have made no arrests and are still investigating.