Menomonie man busted with 35 pounds of pot sentenced to jail

Dunn County (WQOW) – A Menomonie man who was charged after police found 35 pounds of marijuana in his home was sentenced Friday.

According to the complaint, a confidential informant bought $600 worth of pot from Pong Vang in April 2017.

Police said a search of his home uncovered large amounts of vacuum-sealed marijuana.

Friday, Judge Rod Smeltzer sentenced Vang to two years in jail followed by three years of extended supervision.

His license was also revoked for a year and he is ordered to maintain absolute sobriety.

Stephen Kelley

Stephen Kelley

Stephen Kelley joined the News 18 team in August 2006. He is currently the Executive Producer and an Evening Anchor.

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