Rochester, MN (KROC-AM News)- The Olmsted County Sheriff’s Office is reporting that a man is in custody following a large drug bust at a Rochester home last week. 

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Captain Tim Parkin said Monday morning that the bust was part of a follow up to a narcotics investigation. 

Law enforcement found and seized the suspected drugs after executing a search warrant around 9:00 on Friday morning, according to Parkin. 

Deputies Seize Large Amount of Suspected Cocaine from Rochester Home

Parkin said investigators served the warrant at a home in the 800 block of Diamond Ridge Ln. Northwest. 

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The search led to the discovery of approximately 40 grams of suspected crack cocaine and cocaine powder, according to the sheriff’s office’s report. 

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Parkin said one person, identified as 25-year-old Abdikadar Ali, was arrested following the search and drug seizure. 

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The Olmsted County Sheriff’s Office is recommending the Rochester man be charged with first-degree drug sales, fifth-degree drug sales, second-degree drug possession and fifth-degree drug possession. 

Olmsted County Adult Detention Center records indicate Ali was booked into the jail shortly before 10:40 Friday morning. He is awaiting his first appearance in Olmsted County Court.

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