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Man Who Failed To Arrive At Prison Gets Extra Year

A judge says a Minnesota man who was sentenced to a year in prison in a North Dakota drug case must serve another year for failing to show up at the prison. Joseph Bellanger, of Naytahwaush, Minn., was originally sentenced in June to a year in prison after pleading guilty to aiding and abetting the distribution of a controlled substance. He was ordered to self-report to prison in August, but failed to show up.

03/21/2014

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Forum Discusses Legalization Of Marijuana In Minnesota

Representatives from health care, education and law enforcement got together in Dakota County to discuss the debate around legalizing marijuana. The forum was held to discuss the dangers of the controlled substance.

11/20/2013

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Police: Dodge County Burglary Suspect Arrested At Casino

Authorities said a man suspected in a string of burglaries in southern Minnesota was arrested last week after being spotted at Mystic Lake Casino. Cody Spencer Linquist, 30 of Rochester, was taken into custody on his birthday last week in connection with a burglary string in Dodge County.

06/19/2013

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Man Convicted Despite Evidence Connected To St. Paul Crime Lab

A Minneapolis man has been found guilty on drug charges in Dakota County despite the fact that the substances connected with his crimes were initially tested by the troubled St. Paul Police Crime Lab.

03/18/2013

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Police Say Erratic Driver Hid Meth, Pipe Inside Herself

A woman who Centennial Lakes Police pulled over for driving erratically has been charged after a drug-sniffing dog found methamphetamine hidden inside the woman’s body.

10/09/2012

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Authorities: 24 Pounds Of Khat Seized, 3 Arrested

Three people have been arrested after a two-month-long undercover investigation seized 24 pounds of khat in Cambridge, Minn., according to the Isanti County Sheriff’s Office.

06/28/2012

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Charges: Minneapolis Man Led Large Marijuana Operation

A 47-year-old Minneapolis man is accused of running a marijuana operation out of a Minneapolis home, according to charges filed Friday in Hennepin County Court.

04/06/2012

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Woman Accused Of Bringing Meth To Judicial Center

A St. Paul woman is accused of possessing methamphetamine, which she allegedly had in her jacket when trying to enter a judicial center.

04/02/2012

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