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476 pounds of marijuana seized in North Dakota traffic stop

JAMESTOWN, N.D. — Stutsman County authorities say they seized 476 pounds of marijuana during a weekend traffic stop on Interstate 94 in southeastern North Dakota.

Sheriff Chad Kaiser tells KQDJ radio that men from Minnesota and Wisconsin were stopped for a traffic violation Sunday and arrested after a search of their vehicle.

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Bee Thor of Oshkosh, Wisconsin, and Nhia Lee of St. Paul, Minnesota, both are charged with felony and misdemeanor drug possession. They appeared in court Monday and applied for public defenders.

Information from: KQDJ-AM