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Jason Bennett

A months-long investigation has resulted in a large amount of drugs that were found within reach of children being confiscated.

Posted: Feb 19, 2019 11:31 AM

OLMSTED COUNTY, Minn. - A months-long investigation has resulted in a large amount of drugs that were found within reach of children being confiscated.
Jason Bennett, 28, of Rochester, was arrested after a narcotics search warrant was executed Saturday at 325 55th St. NE - Lot 56.
Authorities say more than nine grams of cocaine (valued at $400), empty plastic baggies, a digital scale and 323 grams of marijuana in 71 separate baggies (valued at $2,400) was located.
He is facing charges of third-degree sales of a controlled substance, fifth-degree sales of a controlled substance and child endangerment.

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