Arizona investigators take 1,200 pounds of drugs from home

The Pima County Sheriff's Department seized 1,200 pounds of marijuana during a traffic stop on Friday, Nov. 1, 2019. (Source: Pima County Sheriff's Department)

TUCSON, Ariz. (KOLD) -- The Pima County Sheriff’s Department deputies in Arizona said they seized 1,200 pounds of drug during a traffic stop Friday.

Deputies conducted a traffic stop on a motor home near the intersection of Alvernon Way and Benson Highway at around 6 p.m. Friday, Nov. 1, 2019. A narcotics detection K-9 alerted deputies of drugs in the vehicle.

Sheriff’s deputies seized 1,200 pounds of marijuana hidden in the vehicle, which is valued at around $600,000, according to a press release from the county sheriff’s department.

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