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Police Investigate How Cocaine Pack Ended Up In Granola Bar

San Antonio police are investigating how a packet of cocaine ended up inside a wrapped Nature Valley granola bar.

05/07/2015

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7 Indicted For Trafficking Cocaine & Marijuana Into Minn. Via Fedex

The 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.

04/30/2015

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Police: 7 Members Of 2 Mpls. Gangs Charged With Distributing Cocaine

Almost 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.

03/04/2015

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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.

08/01/2014

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Police: Drug Possibly Tied To 2 Recent Deaths In Mankato

Police 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.

03/12/2014

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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.

07/25/2013

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Leader Of Drug Ring In ND, MN Sentenced To Prison

A 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.

06/25/2013

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Robbinsdale Man Sentenced For Conspiring To Sell Cocaine

A 26-year-old Robbinsdale man was sentenced Tuesday in federal court in St. Paul for conspiring to distribute approximately 249 grams of cocaine.

03/06/2013

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Man Gets 21 Years In Large Drug Trafficking Operation

A 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.

11/27/2012

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Ex-Mpls. Firefighter Sentenced On Drug Charge

A former Minneapolis firefighter has been sentenced to more than seven years in prison on a federal drug charge.

09/20/2012

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Task Force: Employees Find 16 Pounds Of Cocaine In Pallet

Employees at a Cold Spring business found about 16 pounds of cocaine after accidentally damaging a wooden pallet, authorities say.

07/26/2012

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Jeff Dubay Talks Addiction, Getting Sober On WCCO Radio

In his first interview since his very public fight with addiction, Jeff Dubay told WCCO Radio’s Chad Hartman that he’s telling his story in the hopes of helping others.

07/11/2012

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Man Pleads Guilty To Forming Drug-Trafficking Ring

A 26-year-old man with a four-year college degree has pleaded guilty to organizing a drug-trafficking ring that supplied heroin, cocaine, marijuana and ecstasy across North Dakota and Minnesota.

07/10/2012

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2 Added To Hennepin County’s Most Wanted List

Two people have been added to Hennepin County’s list of most wanted criminals. County sheriff Rich Stanek is asking for the public’s help to find 24-year-old Jessica Bennette Brown and 35-year-old James Leshawn Williams.

06/13/2012

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Rochester Man Sentenced 5 Years After 11th DWI

A Rochester man was sentenced Friday to five years in prison after being convicted of his eleventh DWI, in which he was found driving while high on meth and cocaine.

04/06/2012

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Ex-Firefighter Pleads Guilty To Conspiring To Distribute Cocaine

A 34-year-old former Minneapolis firefighter has pleaded guilty to conspiring to distribute more than five kilograms of cocaine.

04/02/2012

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14 Charged For Selling Crack In Undercover Investigation

Fourteen people were charged Monday in connection with an alleged cocaine and crack ring in Minneapolis.

03/19/2012

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5 Arrested After St. Cloud Meth Bust

Authorities arrested five people in an apparent drug bust involving methamphetamine in St. Cloud, according to police.

02/25/2012

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County Attorney: Amy Senser’s Trial Should Proceed

Though her attorneys filed a motion to dismiss the case, the Hennepin County Attorney says Amy Senser’s trial should proceed.

02/17/2012

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3 Arrested In Sherburne County Drug Case

Two women and one man were arrested Tuesday morning for possession of heroin, cocaine and marijuana in connection with the drug bust in Elk River, according to the Sherburne County Sheriff’s Office.

02/07/2012

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Senser Att’y: Cocaine In Victim’s System At Time Of Death

The criminal defense attorney for Amy Senser, who is charged with criminal vehicular homicide in a hit-and-run death last year, intends to file a motion to dismiss the criminal case.

02/03/2012

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$1.4M In Cocaine Smuggled In Diaper Boxes

Drug agents have arrested a Beloit couple they say was transporting $1.4 million worth of cocaine in large diaper boxes.

08/15/2011

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Robbinsdale Man Gets 22 Years In Drug Case

Marlon Terrell Collins will serve 22 years in prison on one count of conspiracy to distribute cocaine and marijuana.

08/12/2011

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Man Charged In Snow Blower Theft Spree

A 44-year-old old Eagan man is accused of stealing at least 10 snow blowers from an Eagan neighborhood, possessing drugs and a weapon, according to charges filed in Dakota County District Court on Tuesday.

05/10/2011

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Jr. High Worker Charged With Selling Cocaine

A junior high employee has been charged with possessing and selling cocaine.

05/10/2011

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