, Salem, MA

Local News

January 10, 2012

Ipswich man arrested in major S. Dak. pot bust


 The South Dakota Highway Patrol says the seizure of 980 pounds of marijuana is believed to be the biggest pot bust from a traffic stop in state history.

The nearly half ton of marijuana was confiscated during a speeding stop east of Rapid City on Friday. Authorities say a trooper's drug dog detected the bales of pot in the back of a pickup being driven by a Massachusetts man.

The Rapid City Journal reports that the drugs had an estimated street value of $3.9 million.

Forty-year-old Donald McCormick of Ipswich, faces felony drug charges. His bond was set at $1 million cash. It was not immediately known if he had obtained an attorney.

Text Only | Photo Reprints
Local News

AP Video
Raw: Families Travel to Taiwan Plane Crash Site Arizona Execution Takes Almost Two Hours Gen. Odierno Discusses Ukraine, NATO at Forum Gaza Fighting Rages Amid Cease-Fire Efforts Mint Gives JFK Coin a Face-lift Creative Makeovers for Ugly Cellphone Towers Ariz. Inmate Dies 2 Hours After Execution Began Crash Kills Teen Pilot Seeking World Record LeBron James Sends Apology Treat to Neighbors Raw: Funeral for Man Who Died in NYPD Custody Migrants Back in Honduras After US Deports Israeli American Reservist Torn Over Return Raw: ISS Cargo Ship Launches in Kazakhstan Six Indicted in StubHub Hacking Scheme Former NTSB Official: FAA Ban 'prudent' EPA Gets Hip With Kardashian Tweet Bodies of MH17 Victims Arrive in the Netherlands Biden Decries Voting Restrictions in NAACP Talk Broncos Owner Steps Down Due to Alzheimer's US, UN Push Shuttle Diplomacy in Mideast
Comments Tracker