Panel Considering Major Cuts To Drug SentencesA state commission has set in motion major reductions to prison sentences for many drug offenders. The Minnesota Sentencing Guidelines Commission voted Wednesday to reduce some drug sentences by nearly half.
Police Investigate How Cocaine Pack Ended Up In Granola BarSan Antonio police are investigating how a packet of cocaine ended up inside a wrapped Nature Valley granola bar.
7 Indicted For Trafficking Cocaine & Marijuana Into Minn. Via FedexThe United States Attorney's Office announced the indictment of seven people in connection to the trafficking of cocaine and marijuana into Minnesota from California and Arizona via FedEx and the United States Postal Service.
Police: 7 Members Of 2 Mpls. Gangs Charged With Distributing CocaineAlmost a dozen members of two of Minnesota's most violent street gangs have been indicted on federal weapons and drug charges. Police said the suspects used violence and intimidation to control a drug operation stretching across two states.
I-494 Chase Suspect Charged With Fleeing Cops, Possessing Cocaine The man who led authorities on a high-speed chase Wednesday shortly after a police officer was shot and killed has been charged with two felonies unrelated to the officer’s death.
Police: Drug Possibly Tied To 2 Recent Deaths In MankatoPolice in Mankato said Tuesday the recent deaths of a 22-year-old man and a 17-year-old female could be tied to the use of synthetic cocaine. Mankato Police were called on Wednesday, March 5, at about 5:33 p.m. to a residence on Glenwood Avenue on a medical call.
2 Charged In Large Cocaine, Meth Bust In Dakota Co. Two men have been charged after 6 pounds of cocaine and over 2 pounds of methamphetamine were recovered in Inver Grove Heights Tuesday, according to the Dakota County Attorney's Office.
Leader Of Drug Ring In ND, MN Sentenced To PrisonA man who admitted forming a ring that supplied drugs across North Dakota and Minnesota has been sentenced to federal prison. Twenty-seven-year-old Noah Berglund, of Roseau, Minn., was sentenced in U.S. District Court in Fargo, N.D., on Monday to 10 years in prison and three years of supervised release.
Robbinsdale Man Sentenced For Conspiring To Sell CocaineA 26-year-old Robbinsdale man was sentenced Tuesday in federal court in St. Paul for conspiring to distribute approximately 249 grams of cocaine.
Man Gets 21 Years In Large Drug Trafficking OperationA 45-year-old St. Paul man was sentenced to 21 years in prison in St. Paul federal court on Monday for his role in a large drug trafficking operation in Minnesota between 2005 and October of 2010.
Ex-Mpls. Firefighter Sentenced On Drug ChargeA former Minneapolis firefighter has been sentenced to more than seven years in prison on a federal drug charge.
Task Force: Employees Find 16 Pounds Of Cocaine In PalletEmployees at a Cold Spring business found about 16 pounds of cocaine after accidentally damaging a wooden pallet, authorities say.