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Lid Placed on Alleged Pot Trafficking

(Rolling Prairie, IN) - Another major drug bust has occurred on a major highway in La Porte County.  This time, a man from out west was snared.


20-year old Christian Fries of Oregon was pulled over Tuesday for tailgating on the Indiana Toll Road near Rolling Prairie.  La Porte County Police said a large amount of marijuana in vacuum sealed packages was found with help from a drug sniffing dog.  If convicted, Fries could face anywhere from one to six years in prison on the level 5 felony charge. 


La Porte County Police have made numerous arrests this year of people transporting various drugs on the Toll Road near Rolling Prairie, with assistance from federal authorities.

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