A storage unit rented by William Cole, who was arrested in late July in Laurens, was searched. Laurens Police positioned and seized 260 lbs. of marijuana which has a road worth of $550,000 to $750,000, a 9 mm handgun, a stolen generator out of California, a stolen 48-inch deck mower out of Des Moines together with a lot of different gadgets.
Cole is presently within the Pocahontas County Jail on earlier fees. Authorities additional charged him with possession of a managed substance with intent to ship marijuana, 1st-degree theft, 2nd-degree theft, failure to affix a drug tax stamp, and felon in possession of a firearm.
(By Matt McWilliams, KICD, Spencer)