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Pineapples? Not So Fast: 100 Pounds of Hidden Cocaine Seized in Delaware

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    Nearly 100 pounds of cocaine has been seized from a Delaware port where it was hidden in boxes of pineapples headed to New Jersey, according to reports.

    A drug-sniffing dog at the Port of Wilmington led authorities to the cocaine Wednesday, according to news reports citing a U.S. Customs statement.

    The statement said the pineapples were from Costa Rica.

    The News Journal of Wilmington cited a United Nations report that says the roughly 45 kilograms of cocaine has a street value of more than $7.6 million.

    The News Journal reported that Wednesday's seizure comes months after federal agencies launched a surprise inspection at the port's federally bonded warehouses. Citing federal disclosure reports, the newspaper says Adderall and thousands of Xanax pills also have been seized at the port this year.