Nearly $2.6M of pot seized in Naco

2013-07-08T15:14:00Z Nearly $2.6M of pot seized in NacoThe Associated Press The Associated Press

Nearly 5,200 pounds of marijuana and three vehicles were seized by border officers in southern Arizona.

Tucson Sector Border Patrol agents were working Sunday in a remote area near Naco when they responded to detection technology and discovered three abandoned vehicles, federal authorities say.

Inside the vehicles, agents found a combined 334 bundles of marijuana that has an estimated value of about $2.6 million.

The vehicles were seized and narcotics turned over to the Drug Enforcement Administration.

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