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Cass County man busted in pot growing operation

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Cass County man busted in pot growing operation
Park Rapids Minnesota PO Box 111 56470

 

Cass County Sheriff Tom Burch reports that on 9-21-2013, the Cass County Sheriff’s Office was assisted by the Paul Bunyan Drug Task Force and Leech Lake Tribal Police in executing a search warrant at a residence in Wilkinson Township. Officers located several items consistent with growing marijuana and marijuana plants. Several pounds of harvested suspected marijuana were located in a sophisticated system drying on the property. Multiple guns were also located and seized. A male, Gregory Benson, age 35, was arrested and transported to the Cass County Detention Center. Formal charges are pending.

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The ongoing investigation has currently resulted in locating and seizing approximately 130 large marijuana plants from public land in Leech Lake Township.  The investigation continues.

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