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Amtrak rider arrested with 7 pounds of marijuana

LA CROSSE (WKOW) -- Police were ready for a suspicious Amtrak passenger when he arrived at the La Crosse train station.

Authorities in Portland, Oregon, alerted local police that the 25-year-old Boscobel man was acting suspiciously and traveling to La Crosse.

Police searched the man's bags with the help of a drug-sniffing dog. Officials say they found about $30,000 worth of marijuana in the man's bags.

Reports say he's due in court Wednesday.

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