9 arrested in drug bust in southern Arizona

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TUCSON, AZ (AP) -

Federal agents, state police and the Pinal County Sheriff's Office arrested nine people and confiscated nearly 500 pounds of marijuana during a drug enforcement operation this week.

The Border Patrol said Friday the busts occurred Wednesday night near Interstate 8 in Stanfield.

Agents also confiscated an AK-47 assault rifle.

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