EL PASO, Texas (AP) — Customs and Border Protection agents in El Paso say a woman who initially told inspectors she had nothing to declare as she was entering the country from Mexico was found carrying 227 pounds of contraband bologna in her car.
The discovery last week was made at a secondary examination station and after the woman amended her declaration statement.READ MORE: First Confirmed Cases Of COVID-19 Omicron Variant Reported In Philadelphia, New Jersey
The 23 tubes of meat were hidden under the rear seats of her car.
The bologna contains pork and isn’t allowed into the country.READ MORE: Joel Embiid's Late Jumper Caps 76ers' Rally Past Hawks, 98-96
Officers seized and destroyed the bologna and the driver was a given a $1,000 fine.
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