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TUCSON, AZ (Tucson News Now) -

The South Tucson Police Department arrested a suspect on Friday following the seizure of more than 200 pounds of marijuana.

Officers responded to a report of a suspicious vehicle in the 200 block of W. 38th Street around 8:30 a.m. and discovered bales of marijuana inside the vehicle, police said.

Pima County Regional SWAT served a warrant for the vehicle and a residence associated with the vehicle. They discovered nine bales of marijuana, weighing more than 203 pounds in the car and evidence in the residence was consistent with trafficking in marijuana.

A suspect has been detained and the investigation is ongoing.

Anyone with information is asked to call 911 or 88-CRIME. A cash reward of up to $1,000 is offered for information leading to an arrest and indictment, according to police.

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