Dude Busted for Smuggling Pot on Surfboard

By Mary Papenfuss,  Newser User
Posted Jun 9, 2009 2:11 AM CDT
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(Newser) – A Mexican surfer off a California beach was busted for trying to smuggle 24 pounds of pot on his board, reports the Los Angeles Times. When suspicious cops on the beach close to the Mexican border ordered the surfer to come ashore, he heaved a duffel bag into the water. It later washed up, packed with pot bricks worth $74,000, according to law enforcement authorities.