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Amtrak rider arrested with 7 pounds of marijuana in La Crosse

  • Associated Press
  • February 6, 2013 - 7:06 AM

LA CROSSE, Wis. - Police were ready for a suspicious Amtrak passenger when he arrived at the La Crosse train station.

Authorities in Portland, Ore., alerted local police that the 25-year-old Boscobel, Wis., man was acting suspiciously and traveling to La Crosse. Police searched the man's bags with the help of a drug-sniffing dog. Officials say they found about $30,000 worth of marijuana in the man's bags.

The La Crosse Tribune ( http://bit.ly/11UGrHu) says he's due in court Wednesday.

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Information from: La Crosse Tribune, http://www.lacrossetribune.com

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