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More than $8K, 45 grams of meth seized in Sioux Falls meth bust

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A Sioux Falls man is facing federal charges after being arrested for meth the second time in a month.

A federal drug arrest warrant was executed Wednesday night for Lester Estenson at 816 North French Avenue in Sioux Falls. Upon serving the warrant, officers found Estenson was in possession of 45.3 grams of meth, 37.5 grams of meth were in his house.

Officers also seized $8,470 during the bust.

Officer Sam Clemens said when Estenson was arrested officers a couple bags of meth in his socks, $5,000 in his pocket and $384 in his wallet.

Clemens said the money was seized because officer believed it was involved with drug sales.

Estenson was taken into custody for the federal drug warrant, possession of controlled substance (methamphetamine), possession of controlled substance with intent to distribute (methamphetamine), maintaining a residence where drugs are used/stored, violation of a drug free zone, possession of less than 2 oz. marijuana, and possession of drug paraphernalia.

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