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Nearly 5,200 pounds of marijuana seized in Arizona

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TUCSON, Ariz. (AP) - Federal authorities say they've seized nearly 5,200 pounds of marijuana and three vehicles 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.

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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