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Border Patrol

Border agents find more than 3 tons of pot

$3M worth of marijuana abandoned near Patagonia

Tucson Sector Border Patrol found over 3 tons of marijuana worth more than $3 million in abandoned vehicles east of Patagonia on Wednesday, U.S. Customs and Border Protection said.

Sonoita Station agents responded to a call about two suspicious vehicles parked outside Patagonia and found the vehicles laden with 604 bundles of marijuana weighing 6,153 pounds and worth $3,076,500, the Border Patrol said.

There were no apprehensions. The vehicles were seized and the drugs were to be turned over to the Drug Enforcement Agency, the Border Patrol said.

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One of the vehicles in which more than 3 tons of marijuana were found near Patagonia.