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     September 26, 2018      #24-269 PB1 1
 
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The Olmsted County Sheriff's Office was called to High Forest Township Monday morning after someone found an estimated $345,000 worth of marijuana off a rural road ditch.
130 pounds of marijuana found in High Forest Township ditch

By Emily Cutts
ecutts@postbulletin.com


HIGH FOREST TOWNSHIP — The Olmsted County Sheriff’s Office recovered an estimated $345,000 worth of marijuana in a ditch off a rural road in High Forest Township on Monday.

Sheriff’s deputies were called around 10:15 a.m. to a rural road after a person reported finding three light-colored large plastic totes and two large plastic garbage bags filled with 138 pounds of “high quality” marijuana, Capt. Scott Behrns said.

The totes and bags were concealed in a portion of a ditch.

Nora Gathje demonstrates a physical science experiment to her class at Chatfield High School Monday, Oct. 15, 2018. John Molseed jmolseed@postbulletin.com

By Emily Cutts
ecutts@postbulletin.com


HIGH FOREST TOWNSHIP — The Olmsted County Sheriff’s Office recovered an estimated $345,000 worth of marijuana in a ditch off a rural road in High Forest Township on Monday.

Sheriff’s deputies were called around 10:15 a.m. to a rural road after a person reported finding three light-colored large plastic totes and two large plastic garbage bags filled with 138 pounds of “high quality” marijuana, Capt. Scott Behrns said.

The totes and bags were concealed in a portion of a ditch.

Nora Gathje demonstrates a physical science experiment to her class at Chatfield High School Monday, Oct. 15, 2018. John Molseed jmolseed@postbulletin.com

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The Olmsted County Sheriff's Office was called to High Forest Township Monday morning after someone found an estimated $345,000 worth of marijuana off a rural road ditch.
Emily is the Post Bulletin's public safety reporter. A Minnesota native, Emily worked at two newspapers in New England before returning to the Land of 10,000 Lakes in July 2018.