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Report: 67 pounds of marijuana bound for Charleston found in luggage

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(Photo: CBS San Francisco) (Photo: CBS San Francisco)
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OAKLAND, CA (WCSC) -

Authorities in Oakland, Calif. say 67 pounds of marijuana bound for Charleston were discovered in a San Francisco man's luggage at the Oakland International Airport on Thursday.

Officials with the Transportation Security Administration say the drugs were found during a random search of the man's bag.

The Alameda County Sheriff's Office told CBS San Francisco that the suspect was a 21-year-old man who had a ticket for Charleston.

The drugs are estimated to be worth $300,000.

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