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61 Pounds of Marijuana Found on Train

OELWEIN, IA (AP) -- Authorities say a load of marijuana has been discovered on a train car passing through Oelwein in northeast Iowa.   

The Waterloo-Cedar Falls Courier reports that 61 pounds of pot bundled in 45 packages was discovered Friday.   

Oelwein police estimate the street value of the pot at $90,000.   

Police Chief Jeremy Logan says he doesn't believe the marijuana was headed for Oelwein.   

The marijuana was discovered by railroad workers when the railcar was diverted for repairs.

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