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These healthy marijuana plants were among those seized in a large indoor growing operation near Two Inlets last week. (Photo courtesy Hubbard County Sheriff's Department)
These healthy marijuana plants were among those seized in a large indoor growing operation near Two Inlets last week. (Photo courtesy Hubbard County Sheriff's Department)

Law enforcement preserving evidence in pot case

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Park Rapids Minnesota PO Box 111 56470

In court cases, there's a dastardly principal called "spoliation of evidence." Attorneys dread it.

It essentially means the evidence seized in a case has deteriorated, been damaged in an evidence room, has disappeared or spoiled over time. It can result in a case being tossed for lack of evidence.

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So how does law enforcement, in the case of 97 healthy marijuana plants growing and recently confiscated, keep this type of evidence fresh? Hire a Master Gardener until trial?

Read the full story in Saturday's Park Rapids Enterprise about the large hydroponic marijuana operation shut down last week near Two Inlets.

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