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Published April 03, 2013, 05:19 PM

Man arrested on train with more than 7 pounds of marijuana

Grand Forks, ND (WDAY TV) - An Oregon man riding on an Amtrak train to Minnesota has been arrested in North Dakota after authorities found more than seven pounds of marijuana in his luggage.

By: WDAY Staff Reports, WDAY Staff Reports, WDAY

Grand Forks, ND (WDAY TV) - An Oregon man riding on an Amtrak train to Minnesota has been arrested in North Dakota after authorities found more than seven pounds of marijuana in his luggage.

22-year-old Andrew Sorenson of Portland is in custody.

According to Grand forks county sheriff Bob Rost, U.S. Customs received information that a suspicious person got onto the train in Portland.

Officers boarded the train in Grand Forks and with the help of a K9, found and seized 7.5 pounds of pot worth about $44,000.

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