STARK - Drug
investigators arrested a 45-year-old man after finding a
rural western Wisconsin cabin filled with dried marijuana
County Sheriff's Lt. Scott Bjerkos told the La Crosse
Tribune (http://bit.ly/1qQxyeO) the bust in rural La Farge
Friday morning was one of their largest. The dried plants
that filled a cargo van were estimated to be worth $100,000.
John Spears says investigators suspect the plants were grown
about 20 miles away in the town of Franklin.
say a 45-year-old man fled from an outbuilding of the cabin
when authorities arrived with a search warrant. Spears say
they found him in the woods about a quarter-mile away, along
with knives, marijuana and a pipe he hid under leaves.
face federal and state charges.