MINNEAPOLIS (WCCO) – A sophomore at the University of Wisconsin-Stout was arrested after the largest drug bust in the school’s history.

Police seized more than six pounds of marijuana, marijuana-based candy, $5,200 in cash and other controlled substances.

Twenty-one-year-old Joshua M. Schuster, of Ellsworth, is being held in the Dunn County Jail.

It’s the largest drug seizure in the history of the UW-Stout Police Department, chief Lisa Walter said.

Schuster faces a number of potential charges, including delivery of a controlled substance, possession of a controlled substance with intent to deliver and maintaining a drug house.

The UW-Stout Police Department received a search warrant for Schuster’s off-campus apartment on the 2400 block of Fourth Avenue Northeast.

UW-Stout Chancellor Bob Meyer congratulated the police department on the bust.

“[I] hope it sends a strong message about our commitment to maintaining a safe campus environment,” he said in a statement.

The Menomonie Police Department and members of the West Central Drug Task Force assisted in the search and arrest.

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