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Published February 16, 2011, 07:52 PM

Sherburne County, MN, Authorities Find 300 Pounds of Marijuana

Five months of searching have led central Minnesota investigators to 300 pounds of marijuana.

By: Associated Press,

BIG LAKE, Minn. (AP) — Five months of searching have led central Minnesota investigators to 300 pounds of marijuana.

The St. Cloud Times reports that Sherburne County sheriff's investigators seized more than $500,000 worth of marijuana and arrested five men from Texas who allegedly were trafficking it.

The suspects face charges of first-degree controlled substance crime possession and first-degree controlled substance crime possession with intent to distribute. Their bails range from $500,000 to $750,000.

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