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Three arrested after 10 pounds of marijuana seized in Mishawaka


Three men are in custody in St. Joseph County after 10 pounds of "high grade" marijuana was found in Mishawaka.

As part of an investigation by the St. Joseph County Metro Special Operations Section (MSOS), police pulled over 39-year-old Jean-Paul Dhenin of O'Brien, Oregon.  Police say a K-9 unit found four pounds of marijuana and a large amount of cash in the vehicle. 

Following further investigation, police searched a hotel room in the area and a home where Dhenin was seen leaving.  At both locations they say they found more pot and cash.  In total, police seized 10 pounds of marijuana and $33,000 in cash.

Dhenin, along with two other people were arrested.  Dhenin is facing preliminary charges of dealing marijuana, possession of cocaine, and possession of marijuana. 

Police say 29-year-old Kyle Kronewitter of Mishawaka and 22-year-old Blake Hansen were arrested.  Kronewitter is facing charges of dealing marijuana, possession of marijuana, and maintaining a common nuisance.  Hansen is facing charges of dealing marijuana and possession of marijuana.




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