Smugglers are getting creative, and the latest drug bust at the border may be a first in Eagle Pass, Texas.

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Officials have seen just about everything, but this takes the cake...and the pumpkin pie.

Unique Drug Bust at Texas Border

On Tuesday, officers with U.S. Customs and Border Protection found some suspicious Halloween decorations that just didn't seem right.

There was a good reason for their suspicions. 44 pounds of liquid meth was hidden inside condoms, which were packaged into pumpkins, like a bizarre illegal turducken. The discovery was made at a port of entry in Eagle Pass, Texas, when officials searched a 2012 Ford Escape arriving from Mexico, according to a news release from U.S. Customs and Border Protection.

136 condoms inside four pumpkins were located within the SUV, which contained $402,196 worth of alleged liquid methamphetamine. The drugs were seized, along with the vehicle, while the driver and passenger were turned over to the custody of Maverick County Sheriff’s Office deputies for further investigation.

Acting Eagle Pass Port Director Elizabeth Garduno praised the agents involved, saying: “They utilized their training, experience, interviewing skills and uncovered a rather novel narcotics smuggling method in the process.”

2022 Drug Busts at Texas Border

Odd hiding spots for drugs seems to be a thing lately. In August, U.S. Customs and Border Protection officers discovered over 1,500 pounds of cocaine hidden in another unexpected place: a shipment of baby wipes.

That drug bust happened at the Laredo-Colombia Solidarity International Bridge, according to a news release. The bridge, located on the U.S.-Mexico border, connects Laredo, Texas over the Rio Grande with the Mexican state of Nuevo León.

Bet You Didn't Know: 10 Bizarre Texas Laws Still on the Books

Many states still have strange laws on the books that aren’t enforced or taken seriously anymore, and Texas is no exception.

Most of these laws are just funny now, but at one time, there was a valid (or at least somewhat valid) reason for them to exist.

Texas has plenty of strange rules and regulations that you could technically be prosecuted for if you violate them, since they've never been amended. Some of these are only for specific cities and not state-wide, but all of them are pretty odd!

Let's take a look at 10 of the weirdest ones in the Lone Star State.

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While it's always a good idea to know about areas with the lowest crime rates and best recreational opportunities when you are looking for a place to live, it’s also important to know which places to avoid. Even if you move to a neighborhood with a low crime rate, you could also be close to less safe communities.

Here are the top 10 worst places to live in Texas according to moneyinc.com.

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