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Rock County Sheriff intercepts marijuana shipped from California

File photo of marijuana confiscated by police in a pot bust.
File photo of marijuana confiscated by police in a pot bust.

ROCK COUNTY (WKOW) -- Rock County sheriff's deputies intercepted two pounds of what they say is high-grade marijuana that was being sent to Rock County from California.

The Rock County Sheriff’s Office received a tip Monday from the Minneapolis-St. Paul airport Police about a suspicious package that originated from California and was on its way to Rock County.

Authorities believed the package contained illegal narcotics.

Rock County Sheriff’s Deputies later located the package at a receiving facility and intercepted it prior to it being delivered, according to a news release from the Rock County Sheriff's Office.

A Rock County K-9 smelled something suspicious on the package and it was seized by investigators who were able to get a search warrant.

When the package was opened, deputies found two pounds
of high-grade marijuana, according to the news release.

This case is still under investigation.

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