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$3.25 million worth of marijuana found inside strawberry jam shipment near border

Posted at 2:54 PM, Dec 21, 2016
and last updated 2016-12-22 00:14:05-05

NOGALES, AZ (KGUN9-TV) - The U.S. Customs and Border Protection says $3.25 million worth of marijuana was found recently inside a shipment of strawberry jam near the Nogales border.

The 6,500 pounds of marijuana was found Tuesday, in a shipment with a 51-year-old man driving a tractor trailer from Nogales, Mexico.

The driver was arrested and turned over to the U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement’s office and the drugs and trailer were seized.