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Parents Warned About Spoofing Apps Used To Lure Children

Officials say can help make your children aware about spoofing and have a plan set up, so they don't take instructions from a stranger.

HERMANTOWN, Minn. – Hermantown Police are sounding the alarm about a new app that criminals are using to get to your kids. The problem is called “spoofing.” That’s when someone uses an app to disguise their identity and voice all while hiding behind a fake phone number. There are several spoofing apps you can download on a smartphone to spoof someone. Spoofing can be done as a prank or for criminal intent….

Hermantown Police Seize 26 Pounds of Marijuana, Two Arrested

Seven pounds of Butane Hash Oil, or "Wax," also seized.

(Still Awaiting Mugshot for Williams)HERMANTOWN, Minn. – On February 21 the Hermantown Police Department and Lake Superior Drug and Violent Crimes Task Force executed a search warrant at the 4100 Block of Meadow Parkway in Hermantown. Officers seized approximately 26 pounds of marijuana, 7 pounds of Butane Hash Oil, also known as “Wax,” and $27,000 in cash. Two loaded handguns,…