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Marijuana bust in Dubuque

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Police find150 marijuana plants inside a home in Dubuque.

It happened early Thursday morning after police were investigating a hit and run crash.

Police say 37-year-old Brett L. Schueller of the 300 block of Winona Street was driving west on University Avenue, drove into the median between University Avenue and Hill Street.

He then fled the scene.

Officers located his car at the Winona home, but noticed a strong smell of marijuana.

After getting a search warrant, investigators found the marijuana plants.

Also, nearly $4,000.

Schueller was cited with failure to maintain control of his vehicle, hit and run-striking fixtures, and not having insurance.

The investigation is ongoing.

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