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You've been hacked. No charges filed for Bemidji pot ad

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Bemidji Police Chief Mike Mastin says the people behind a Facebook post advertising the sale of marijuana will not face criminal charges.

Mastin told the Associated Press that the account holder behind the "WEED FOR SALE!!!" post was hacked by his friends, who posted the ad on the "Bemidji Area Online Sale" Facebook page without him knowing.

The post quickly garnered more than 200 comments, ranging from calls of “He’s a cop!” to“You’re an idiot.”

The account holder's friends told police that the photo of a dozen jars that contained what looked like marijuana was taken from a 2009 news story.

Mastin says he won't pursue the case any further.

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