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Drug task force seizes 400 marijuana plants west of Twin Cities

It's the second major seizure in the area in the past year.

Authorities in Wright County have seized more than 400 marijuana plants and arrested two people following a raid on Wednesday.

Several pounds of harvested marijuana, which was vacuum sealed and ready for sale, was also found during the raid at a house in Cokato, about an hour west of Minneapolis.

Two individuals were arrested by the CEE-VI Drug and Task Gang Force, who were joined by Wright County deputies and agents from the DEA for the raid.

The Wright County Sheriff's Office says it's the second large-scale indoor marijuana growing operation found in the Dassel-Cokato area in the past year.

Last May, the drug task force and DEA raided another operation, seizing 1,400 plants being grown in the city of Dassel.

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