HAVRE, Mont. (AP) — An Amtrak passenger from Minneapolis has been arrested after a search of his luggage turned up 17 pounds of marijuana, 14 pounds of marijuana-infused edibles and some hashish.
The Tri-Agency Safe Trails Task Force says Amtrak personnel contacted authorities last week to report a passenger who smelled of marijuana.READ MORE: Grandma, 102, Attends Both Grandsons' Football Game After Recovering From COVID
Agents with the task force and the U.S. Border Patrol confronted 33-year-old Mohamed Yasin Aboubaker when the train stopped in Havre on Thursday. The Havre Daily News reports authorities removed his luggage and he was allowed to continue traveling.READ MORE: Fourth Stimulus Check: Will You See Another Relief Payment Soon?
Aboubaker was arrested when the train arrived in Malta, about 90 miles east of Havre. Aboubaker is jailed in Havre on $75,000 bond and faces three felony drug charges.
Havre Police Lt. Aaron Whitmer says Aboubaker will be appointed a public defender when he makes his initial court appearance.MORE NEWS: Pottery Studio In Hutchinson Nationally Recognized For COVID Comeback Story
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