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Police seize 490 pounds of marijuana from 18-wheeler on I-20

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BIRMINGHAM, AL -

Nearly half a million dollars worth of marijuana was seized during a traffic stop on I-20.

According to the Birmingham Police Department, an 18-wheeler was pulled over for a traffic violation on I-20 headed toward the I-20/59 junction.

Nine of the black bags pictured here were seized, which amounted to 490 pounds of marijuana. The street value is approximately $490,000.

More information will be added to this story as it is confirmed. Stay tuned to Alabama's 13 and Alabamas13.com for the latest.

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