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Authorities: Man, 54, Caught With 6.5 Lbs. Of Khat In St. Cloud

Criminal charges are expected to filed against a 54-year-old man who was caught transporting 6.5 pounds of Khat from Minneapolis to St. Cloud, according to St. Cloud Police.

07/01/2014

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Apple Valley Man Arrested In Iowa Khat Bust

A 38-year-old Apple Valley man was arrested Tuesday in Iowa for being in possession of an amphetamine known as khat, according to police. Members of a drug task force near Mason City, Iowa, arrested Dayax Abdi Ahmed after he was found to be in possession of several pounds of khat.

04/16/2014

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Eagan Man Found With $12K Worth Of Khat At O’Hare

An Eagan man has been charged with violating the Illinois Controlled Substance Act by bringing almost 90 pounds of the stimulant plant khat into the United States from the United Kingdom. The Chicago Tribune reports that customs agents at Chicago’s O’Hare Airport stopped 20-year-old Dominic Running with more than $12,000 worth of khat, a plant that’s chewed like tobacco and contains a stimulant similar to amphetamine.

09/01/2013

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Authorities: 24 Pounds Of Khat Seized, 3 Arrested

Three people have been arrested after a two-month-long undercover investigation seized 24 pounds of khat in Cambridge, Minn., according to the Isanti County Sheriff’s Office.

06/28/2012

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3 Facing Charges In Brown Co. Khat Bust

Three men are facing criminal charges of possessing a drug called khat in Brown County.

10/19/2011

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Appeals Court: Khat Is Illegal In Minnesota

The Minnesota Court of Appeals says possessing khat is illegal under state law.

11/23/2010

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