Men charged with allegedly smuggling 132 pounds of pot into Minnesota in hockey bags

Five men are facing charges after reportedly stuffing hockey bags full of marijuana and smuggling it into the state aboard a small plane. The bust came after investigators learned about suspicious activity at Anoka County Airport. Officers confronted two of the men reportedly involved when they landed their plane on the airstrip after the control tower had closed.
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Five men are facing charges after reportedly stuffing hockey bags full of marijuana and smuggling it into the state aboard a small plane. The bust came after investigators learned about suspicious activity at Anoka County Airport. Officers confronted two of the men reportedly involved when they landed their plane on the airstrip after the control tower had closed.

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