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Police: 200 Pounds Of Marijuana Seized In Plymouth, 2 Arrested

PLYMOUTH, Minn. (WCCO) – Two men were arrested Monday after about 200 pounds of marijuana was seized in Plymouth, according to police.

The Plymouth Police Department was notified by authorities in South Dakota of a large shipment of marijuana coming to the area. Officers, in conjunction with the Northwest Drug Task Force, set up a controlled delivery on Monday and seized the drugs. Authorities allowed the drugs to be delivered under surveillance, then arrested two men as they drove off in a pick-up truck filled with marijuana.

Authorities said the marijuana had an estimated street value of $750,000. Police arrested 27-year-old William Ian Anderson and 23-year-old Ian Loren Anderson, both of Independence, in connection with the cast. Both are currently in custody at the Hennepin County Jail.

Plymouth Pot Bust
(credit: Plymouth Police Department)

Police said the person who drove the marijuana from South Dakota to Minnesota has not been arrested.

Authorities said this is one of the biggest marijuana busts of the drug being transported to Plymouth. Police said they've had other large busts that involved marijuana being grown, but not transported.

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