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9-year-old Minnesota girl turns parents in for growing pot

MOORHEAD, Minn. -- A search warrant filed in Clay County court says a 9-year-old-girl went to the police to turn her parents in for growing and selling marijuana out of their shared Barnesville home.

According to court documents filed Monday in Clay County District Court, the girl arrived at the Barnesville police station June 6 and approached an officer to tell them her parents were growing marijuana plants almost as tall as the girl, hidden in the crawlspace under their house.

The girl told police that her parents had some of the plants “Justice” and “Lily,” and that they not only smoked marijuana daily, but that they also had people over to buy it from them.

She also allegedly told police she had been taken into protective custody by Child Protective Services once before, when they lived in Cass County, N.D., because they had been using marijuana in front of her then.

The search warrant says several items related to a marijuana grow, plus seven immature plants, were seized from the parents’ home Monday.

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