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PHOENIX (AP) -- Authorities say "Lean on Me" actor Jermaine "Huggy" Hopkins has been arrested in Phoenix for trying to buy 200 pounds of marijuana from an undercover officer.

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Maricopa County Sheriff's detectives say the 38-year-old Hopkins was taken into custody on Tuesday. Phoenix TV station KSAZ reports that detectives found 200 pounds of marijuana in his SUV and $100,000 cash.

Authorities later searched an Avondale apartment listed in Hopkins' name. They say they found another 100 pounds of marijuana.

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Hopkins starred in the 1989 movie "Lean on Me" at 15 and has appeared on several TV shows.

Hopkins lives in North Carolina. He's being held on $35,000 bond on suspicion of two felony counts of possessing, transporting and trying to sell marijuana.

It was unclear Thursday whether Hopkins has legal representation yet.

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