La Crosse Police made a substantial drug bust just outside the Amtrak station in La Crosse today. Reuben Dudenbostel was busted for Possession of Marijuana with Intent to Deliver. Dudenbostel was caught with 7.4 pounds of marijuana with a street value of $29 thousand.
La Crosse Police acted on a tip from the Amtrak Police in Portland, Oregon that Dudenbostel was acting very suspicious and was traveling to La Crosse. when he got here, Dudenbostel was contacted by La Crosse Police and the Holmen Police Department K-9. The K-9 found the marijuana in a carry on bag in vacuum sealed bags.
He's locked up in the La Crosse County jail.
A Vernon County highway truck collided with a cattle trailer around 12:30
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