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Feds find pot in truck hauling watermelons

The Associated Press

NOGALES — Authorities found more than 5,000 pounds of marijuana hidden among watermelons in a tractor-trailer crossing into Arizona from Mexico.

Officials say the pot has an estimated value of $8.3 million.

Brian Levin, of U.S. Customs and Border Protection, said Tuesday that officers at the port of entry in Nogales became suspicious of the vehicle Saturday and searched it.

The Associated Press

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