It's not the first time marijuana was found hidden in cars shipped from Mexico, Balzano said. Similar seizures were made earlier this year in Minnesota and Arizona.
A Ford spokesman said Saturday that the company is aware of the situation and "taking it very seriously." Ford has "confirmed that this is not happening at our plant or at our internal shipping yards," the spokesman told CNN.
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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