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Drug Bust in Otay Mesa Nets $6.5 Million in Marijuana

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Several tons of marijuana worth $6.5 million were taken off the streets of San Diego after a drug bust in Otay Mesa.

More than 1,000 packages of marijuana were found hidden within a false compartment of a tractor trailer Wednesday.

A drug-sniffing dog alerted border patrol agents during an inspection.

The truck driver is in custody at a federal jail downtown.

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