Greensboro man charged after 40 pounds of meth found in truckload of broccoli

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BLACK CANYON CITY, Ariz. — A Greensboro man was arrested after authorities said 40 pounds of methamphetamine was found buried underneath a truckload of broccoli in central Arizona.

ABC15 in Arizona reported that Ata Hamed Taha, 39, of Greensboro, was arrested after police pulled over a commercial truck and searched it.

It happened Saturday afternoon in Black Canyon City, according to police. Police reportedly pulled the truck over for a moving violation.

The officer searched the semi-trailer and found a duffel bag containing several packages of meth, according to reports. The meth is believed to be valued at more than $440,000.

The suspect was jailed in Arizona on charges including possession of dangerous drugs, possession of dangerous drugs for sale, transportation of dangerous drugs for sale, conspiracy and control of an illegal enterprise.