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261 pounds of marijuana seized at San Ysidro Port of Entry

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SAN DIEGO (CNS) - Customs and Border Protection officers at the San Ysidro Port of Entry seized 261 pounds of marijuana hidden under the bed of a pickup truck driven by a 19-year-old San Diego man, the agency said Wednesday.

Officers made the discovery about 3 a.m. Monday when they searched a 1994 Dodge Ram pickup, according to a statement from the Customs and Border Protection's public affairs office.

The driver, a U.S. citizen whose name was withheld, was arrested and booked into the Metropolitan Correctional Center. The marijuana was given a street value of $156,000.

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