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Task force recovers 1,550 lbs. of pot in Pinal County

The vehicle and drugs that were seized are shown. The Pinal County Sheriff's Office's air unit is shown in the background. (Pinal County Sheriff's Office)

A task force recovered over 1,500 pounds of marijuana on Wednesday from a camouflaged vehicle found in the desert, the Pinal County Sheriff's Office said in a release.

The vehicle, covered with a tarp and shrubbery, was found south of Interstate 8 near Stanfield Rd. The 1,550 pounds of marijuana was located inside the vehicle.

No suspects were near the vehicle.

The marijuana has an estimated street value of $1,165,500.

Both the vehicle and marijuana were seized.


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