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Marijuana found in vehicle's tires at Douglas port

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DOUGLAS, Ariz. (AP) - Customs and Border Patrol says a smuggling attempt was thwarted when 213 pounds of marijuana were found inside the tires of a vehicle at the Douglas port of entry.

CBP says the marijuana with an estimated street value of $106,500 was found in all five of the vehicles' tires during an inspection Friday.

A 31-year-old man from the Mexican border city of Agua Prieta who was driving the vehicle was arrested. The man's identity was not released.

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