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Mitchell woman arrested for distribution of marijuana

A Mitchell woman on parole was arrested for distributing marijuana. Officers conducted a parole search at Tessa Claussen's residence on March 20, during which they found a safe with more than 1 pound of marijuana bagged in 1 ounce bags, according...

A Mitchell woman on parole was arrested for distributing marijuana.

Officers conducted a parole search at Tessa Claussen's residence on March 20, during which they found a safe with more than 1 pound of marijuana bagged in 1 ounce bags, according to court documents.

Also inside the safe were a digital scale and measuring scoop. Officers found glass pipes, blunts and cups with raw marijuana inside.

Claussen, 24, allegedly admitted to selling marijuana and a urine sample tested positive for THC.

Claussen was charged with possession with intent to distribute 1 pound or more of marijuana, a Class 3 felony punishable by up to 15 years' imprisonment and a $30,000 fine; possession of one to 10 pounds of marijuana, a Class 4 felony which carries a maximum sentence of 10 years in prison and a $20,000 fine; and misdemeanor possession of drug paraphernalia.

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