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Reeking package leads to dope bust

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River Falls police arrested a 57-year-old local man Tuesday afternoon, May 3, on drug charges after getting a warrant to search his home at 217 E. Elm St. The case began when police were notified by the U.S. Postal service that a package with that local address smelled of marijuana.

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According to Police Chief Roger Leque, a federal search warrant was used to open and examine the package, which allegedly was found to contain a large amount of cash.

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Phil Pfuehler
Phil Pfuehler has been editor of the River Falls Journal since 1991.
(715) 426-1050
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