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Large Drug Bust in Western MN

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Mar 7, 2013 at 10:41 am

DILWORTH, Minn. (AP) _ Police have arrested a western Minnesota man and seized drugs that authorities say could be worth more than a quarter-million dollars.
 
Moorhead police say authorities seized 32 pounds of marijuana when they arrested the 33-year-old man at his Dilworth home Tuesday.
 
Officers also confiscated an AK-47 assault rifle, small amounts of psychedelic mushrooms, 15 jars of hash oil or powder, more than $25,000 in cash and a 2001 Chrysler.
 
The Forum newspaper reports the man is being held in the Clay County Jail pending formal charges.
 
Police say the marijuana was high-grade medicinal marijuana from California.
 
Agents from the Department of Homeland Security, Dilworth police and the Clay County sheriff's office assisted in the investigation. Police say more arrests area possible.

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