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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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