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CBP: AZ man arrested trying to smuggle 102 pounds of pot

(Source: CBS 5 News) (Source: CBS 5 News)
LUKEVILLE, AZ (CBS5) -

A 55-year-old Arizona man is in custody after attempting to smuggling more than 102 pounds of marijuana through the Lukeville Port, authorities said.

U.S. Customs and Border Protection said during the inspection on Sunday, officers found 63 bundles of pot valued at $51,000 throughout Philip Daniel Copas' Chevrolet van and in the spare tire.

CBP said the drugs and vehicle were seized and Copas was turned over to U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement's Homeland Security Investigations.

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