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Cochise Co. detention officer caught with pot, cocaine

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(Source: CBS 5 News) (Source: CBS 5 News)

Authorities with the Cochise County Sheriff's Office said one of their own has been caught with hundreds of pounds of illegal drugs.

CCSO said the FBI was called to investigate the detention division employee after illegal drug use was reported.

CCSO said officers found what appears to be 300 pounds of marijuana and a small amount of cocaine in his home.

He has resigned.

The Cochise County Sheriff's Office and the FBI continue to investigate the criminal case.

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