MINNEAPOLIS (WCCO) — Thousands of dollars worth of marijuana was recovered from the side of the road near Rochester Monday.

The Olmsted County Sheriff’s Office says the marijuana was uncovered from a rural southwest Olmsted County road, where it was concealed in three tote bins and two large garbage bags. Officers found the drugs had been packaged into 112 separate bags.

rochester ditch pot 2 Police Recover $345,000 Worth Of Marijuana From Southern Minnesota Ditch

(credit: Olmsted County Sheriff)

Police estimate the the drugs to be worth about $345,000.

The investigation into the case is ongoing.


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