Nearly $2.6 million of pot seized in Naco

2013-07-09T00:00:00Z 2013-07-09T07:21:31Z Nearly $2.6 million of pot seized in NacoThe Associated Press The Associated Press
July 09, 2013 12:00 am  • 

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 detection technology alerted them. They discovered three abandoned vehicles, federal authorities say.

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

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

 

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