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Marijuana concealed in shipment of corn tortillas

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NOGALES, Ariz. -

A 37-year-old Tucson man was arrested Wednesday after 380 pounds of marijuana were found in his Ford van.

The man was transporting a shipment of corn tortillas and attempted to enter Arizona from Mexico through the Nogales cargo facility. A detection canine alerted to the presence of drugs and 44 bundles of pot were found and removed.

The suspect and the drugs, worth an estimated $192,000, were turned over to ICE. The vehicle was seized.

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