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Published June 09, 2011, 08:35 AM

3 arrested in Polk County after police investigate marijuana growing operations

Fosston, Minn. (WDAY TV) - Polk County authorities arrested three people in connection to two separate drug investigations. In Fosston, officers arrested 66-year-old Terry Lee West and 27-year-old Adam Sterry. In a separate investigation, police arrested 31-year-old Patrick Wright in McIntosh for a different marijuana growing operation.

By: WDAY Staff Reports, WDAY

Fosston, Minn. (WDAY TV) - Polk County authorities arrested three people in connection to two separate drug investigations.

In Fosston, officers arrested 66-year-old Terry Lee West and 27-year-old Adam Sterry. Investigators say the pair was part of a marijuana growing operation where they found 18 pounds of marijuana with an estimated street value of $139-thousand dollars. Offices also found 19 firearms.

In a separate investigation, police arrested 31-year-old Patrick Wright in McIntosh for a different marijuana growing operation. Investigators say they found the remains of a growing operation along with drug paraphernalia.

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