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Teen arrested on drug charges

Teen arrested on drug charges

A Reedsburg man was arrested Sunday night after a K-9 team found pot in his vehicle, officials said.

The Sauk County Sheriff's Office said the Sauk County Drug Task Force was following up on a tip about drug trafficking in the county. A deputy located a suspect vehicle and stopped the vehicle for a reported traffic violation in Reedsburg.

A sheriff's K-9 indicated the presence of drugs in the vehicle, according to the report. Sheriff Chip Meister said deputies searched the vehicle and found about a pound of marijuana.

Maximillian Greenwood, 19, was arrested on suspicion of possessing marijuana with intent to deliver and felony bail jumping based on a prior arrest for the same criminal charge. Greenwood was taken to Sauk County Jail. Meister said the amount of pot seized and the way it was bagged are factors in the possession with intent to deliver charge.

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