A major drug bust took place Tuesday in the suburb of Apple Valley, the police seized $1.8 million worth of marijuana. A neighbor called police informing them that he was suspicious about the suspect. On the DEA government website, it states that most of the minnesota marijuana supply is from Mexico and homegrown plants.
The Minnesota County Attorneys Association Policy Positions on Drug Control and Enforcement states that marijuana is one of Minnesota's major drug problems. It also shows that Americans spend close to $106 million a year on the drug.
The Dakota County Drug Task Force removed 1,264 marijuana from the suspects house and also discovered that the suspect had tapped into the electric line before it reached the metter.
As a first offense the suspect is facing a felony with a fine of up to $1 million or a prison sentence of up to 30 years.