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SWAT team seizes Menahga man's guns, pot

Stephen Charles Leritz
region Park Rapids,Minnesota 56470
Park Rapids Enterprise
SWAT team seizes Menahga man's guns, pot
Park Rapids Minnesota PO Box 111 56470

A Menahga man is being held in the Wadena County Jail after authorities seized guns and marijuana he was allegedly holding, according to a report from the Wadena County Sheriff's Department.

On Friday, the Wadena/Hubbard County SWAT Team, Wadena County Sheriff's Office, Minnesota Department of Natural Resources and Menahga Police Department executed a search warrant in Blueberry Township as part of an investigation regarding a felon in possession of firearms.

Stephen Charles Leritz, 45, of Menahga, was taken into custody as a result of the search warrant.

Firearms and numerous marijuana plants were found at the property where he was located.