Traffic stop in SD nets 60 pounds of marijuana

Published 11:16 am Thursday, November 21, 2013

RAPID CITY, S.D. — Bond has been set at $60,000 for men from Minnesota and Wisconsin who authorities said were caught hauling a large amount of marijuana through South Dakota.

A highway trooper stopped 64-year-old Dennis Krivinchuk of Superior, Wis., and 66-year-old Richard Ward, of Duluth on Monday afternoon.

The South Dakota Attorney General’s office says the men allegedly had 60 pounds of marijuana and 150 grams of hashish in their vehicle.

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Both men face drug possession charges. It was not immediately clear if they had attorneys.