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Drug boat seized near San Diego with 4 tons of pot

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SAN DIEGO (CBS 8) – A Coast Guard crew seized a panga boat loaded with tons of marijuana.

A patrolling aircraft spotted the suspicious boat about 160 miles southwest of San Diego. The Coast Guard intercepted and found 257 bales of marijuana in the boat -- that's nearly four tons of pot.

Three people were detained.

The boat was towed to San Diego, where the drugs and the suspects were turned over to authorities.

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