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US agents find ton of pot in motorhome at border crossing

Posted at 12:21 PM, Apr 18, 2017
and last updated 2017-04-18 21:12:02-04

U.S. Customs and Border Protection officers seized over a ton of marijuana found in a motorhome at a southern Arizona border crossing.

The agency says officers at the Lukeville crossing found 2,600 pounds (1179 kilograms) of marijuana when led to it by a drug-sniffing dog during a secondary inspection of the vehicle Saturday.
 
Agents arrested a 55-year-old Glendale man who was driving the vehicle and a 58-year-old Phoenix woman who was his passenger. Their names were not released.
 
Lukeville is located 113 miles (182 kilometers) west of Tucson.