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Bogus Birthday Gifts Land Arkansas Men Behind Bars

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(St. Francis County, AR) Two men were arrested after Arkansas State Police discovered three pounds of marijuana hidden in an unusual place.

Investigators said the men hid the drugs inside two slow cookers that were wrapped like birthday gifts.

According to an arrest report, officers made the surprising discovery during a traffic stop on Interstate 40 last Thursday.

Investigators said the men seemed nervous and did not want them to touch the presents. A drug-sniffing dog reportedly alerted officers, who unwrapped the boxes, and found several plastic bags of pot.