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Customs Officer Charged With Smuggling

SAN DIEGO (CN) - A Customs and Border Protection officer was arrested Thursday and charged with conspiring to bring in illegal aliens and aiding and abetting the importation of 4½ tons of marijuana. Lorne Leslie Jones, 46, of Chula Vista, who worked the San Ysidro and Otay Mesa Ports of Entry, could face up to life in prison if convicted of both charges, the U.S. Attorney's Office said.

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