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Wisconsin brothers busted for 147 pounds of pot

WORTHINGTON — Nat and Thao Vang, brothers from Fond du Lac, Wis., were arrested Friday after they ran a stop sign and were stopped by a Worthington police officer,

The officer noticed six duffel bags in the back of the vehicle and had his K-9 partner perform a sniff. The K-9 indicated that the vehicle contained controlled substances, and police found 147 pounds of marijuana in the bags.

The Vang brothers were arrested on charges of first-degree sale and first -degree possession of illegal drugs. Their maximum sentence is 30 years in prison; they face a possible $1 million fine.

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