By CBS Baltimore Staff

BALTIMORE (WJZ) — Customs and Border Protection officers in Baltimore discovered hashish hidden inside seashells in air cargo from Nigeria on September 30.

Hashish is a drug made from the compressing and processing trichomes of the cannabis plant

CBP agriculture specialists initially inspected the parcel when they found little plastic baggies of a brown substance inside seashells taped closed.

Credit: Baltimore CBP

Credit: Baltimore CBP

Credit: Baltimore CBP

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.

The parcel was meant to be sent to an address in Baltimore County.

Authorities have made no arrests and are still investigating.

CBS Baltimore Staff


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