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Authorities arrest 14 smugglers and seize pot

Posted at 5:34 PM, Dec 08, 2015
and last updated 2015-12-08 19:34:23-05

TUCSON (KGUN9-TV) - Pinal County Sheriff's have arrested 14 smugglers and seized more than 1,300 pounds of marijuana.

All of the cases involved traffic stops including one incident where deputies found two loaded assault type rifles in the back seat.

Deputies say it happened during a five day crackdown between November 29 and December 3.