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Plane drops 9 bundles of marijuana in AZ

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(Source: U.S. Customs and Border Protection) (Source: U.S. Customs and Border Protection)

Border patrol agents seized 210 pounds of marijuana dropped by an ultra-light aircraft near McNeal last week.

U.S. Customs and Border Protection agents were tipped off to the aircraft flying in from Mexico, so they followed it with video surveillance cameras.

It eventually dropped off the drugs and then returned back across the border.

Douglas Border Patrol agents searched the area and located the dropped bundles. Agents confirmed the dropped bundles contained marijuana

Agents said they seized a total of nine bundles.

Citizens can report suspicious activity to the Border Patrol and remain anonymous by calling 1-877-872-7435 toll free.

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