WINONA, Minn. (AP) — Drug investigators have arrested three people who allegedly stole anhydrous ammonia from a farming supply store in St. Charles.

The Winona Daily News reports Twin Valley Ag had been the target of recent burglaries in which surveillance cameras recorded people stealing anhydrous ammonia. Farmers use it as fertilizer, but it’s commonly used to make methamphetamine.

The newspaper reports a Winona County sheriff’s investigator noticed a car pull into the Twin Valley Ag parking lot Friday night. One man got out and went to the ammonia tank, while the car left with two other people inside. Officers arrested him and pulled over the car without incident.

All three face felony charges. While the trio didn’t admit to previous burglaries, investigators say the vehicle and suspect descriptions match the earlier thefts.

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Comments (13)
  1. mark from says:

    And their names are?

    1. Allah says:

      Mohamed…Shanequa….and Rolex….

  2. thug1 says:

    they hide the names when the criminals are white

  3. thug1 says:

    names get hidden when the criminals are white

  4. sorry says:

    meth is the stupid white guys drug, crack stupid black guys drug.

  5. Mike Hunt says:

    They hide the faces when the criminals are of color as well, so what are you saying Mr.thug1?

  6. thug1 says:

    The media crucifies black people daily but white people can make meth and go unnoticed and unnamed. if i did that you would know name ,dob, ssn, place of birth, mothers name, etc,

  7. Mike Hawk says:

    Ya but instead you go by the mane “thug1”.
    You’re a idiot.

  8. thug1 says:

    correction Mike Hawk its youre an idiot

  9. Ed says:

    Ammonia is the bombs of choice for white guys.

  10. ProudAmerican says:

    thug1? youre an idiot? wow you need grammar school homeboy!! HOMEBOY! Loser get off the internet and go to school

  11. Billigflug New York City says:

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