Men charged with smuggling heroin to NYC in tomato boxes

NEW YORK (WABC) -- Two men are charged with smuggling heroin from Chicago to New York City in an unexpected way.

The packets of drugs were found in the bottom of tomato boxes.

Abel Abad and David Collazo were arrested after investigators tracked them through New Jersey and into Manhattan.

More than 22 pounds of heroin were recovered - with an estimated street value of $3 million.

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