Border agents seize 8 trash bags full of marijuana from vehicle

A man is facing a drug smuggling charge after Nogales Border Patrol agents seized eight bundles of marijuana from his vehicle Tuesday night.

Agents referred the 34-year-old Apache Junction man for a secondary inspection of his Chrysler Concorde at the Interstate 19 Immigration Checkpoint.

During the inspection, officers found the marijuana within trash bags in the trunk. The drugs are valued at more than $86,000, an agency news release said.

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