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Forum staff reports, Published December 26 2010

West Fargo man arrested in Moorhead drug bust

Moorhed police seized about 1 1/2 pounds of marijuana during a traffic stop Saturday in Moorhead.

Lee John Larochelle, 25, West Fargo, is being held on a charge of fifth degree possession of a controlled substance with the intent to deliver and possession of drug paraphernalia, according to a news release from Moorhead Police.

Police stopped Larochelle at about 6:30 p.m. He was charged with driving the wrong way on a one-way street, the release said.

In addition to the drugs, which have a street value of $4,500, police also seized $500 in cash and a 2007 Kia Optima.

Larochelle was being held at Clay County Jail.