Originally Published: April 19, 2017 6:02 a.m.
LUKEVILLE, Ariz. (AP) — 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.
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