He said throughout the week, task force members and agents located and seized an additional nine packages of marijuana from new Ford Fusions in Portage, Stark and Columbiana counties and one from Pennsylvania.
Investigators also determined 15 new Ford Fusions on a rail vehicle had their spare tires removed and were replaced with compressed packages of marijuana resembling a tire, the release says.
Sheriff David Doak said the Portage County Drug Task Force, along with agents from the DEA Youngstown RO, recovered and seized over 400 pounds of marijuana which was being shipped from Mexico to Northeast Ohio.
DEA and Portage County investigators find 400 pounds of marijuana hidden in new cars
It was at the point when the dealerships made delivery inspections that they discovered mini-bales of marijuana, compressed and shaped in half-moons, placed in the spare tire well of the subcompacts.
Dilworth police said the cars were transported in sealed BNSF Railway cars.
According to Alpha News, approximately 1,100 pounds of marijuana was smuggled into the US via 22 Mexican-made Ford Fusions between February and March. "We have confirmed that this is not happening at our plant or at our internal shipping yards".
A CSX spokesman told CNN that the company is "providing all the support we can to the agencies who are investigating this serious crime and will continue to do so".
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