Hennepin County authorities said Friday that a task force arrested five people and confiscated 12 pounds of meth – estimated to have a street value of $200,000 – when executing two search warrants in Minneapolis.
A dozen people have been taken to the hospital in the past 24 hours from overdosing on a particularly bad batch of meth. Deputies think the meth is coming from the east metro, and they are concerned.
A 48-year-old man from Guatemala was indicted Wednesday in federal court for illegally entering the United States after being deported more than a decade ago following a conviction for selling meth in Minnesota, the Justice Department said.
Authorities say two people in northern Minnesota face charges for allegedly possessing 15 ounces of meth that has a reported street value of $40,000-$50,000.
Two men have been arrested after a 5-month investigation into the manufacturing of methamphetamine in the St. Cloud metro region, according to authorities.
A snow plow driver allegedly on meth crashed a stolen truck with a plow on it, broke into a nearby home, and told the homeowner, “It’s a chase” before police ended up catching him on foot close by.
It was something a Twin Cities couple never expected to find in their new home: thousands of dollars worth of meth.
A 33-year-old man from Virginia, Minn., was sentenced Tuesday for conspiring to distribute more than 50 grams of methamphetamine.
A Hennepin County District Court judge sentenced a 37-year-old man, accused in a major meth ring, to 30 years in prison. The sentence is a state record for a drug crime.
After a 12-year-old boy showed his school principal evidence that his mother was using narcotics, 32-year-old Sabina Marie Coolen, of Chatham Township in Wright County, has now been charged with storing meth paraphernalia in the presence of a child.
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.
A search warrant of a Maple Grove residence turned up 46 firearms and methamphetamine, police say.
Stearns County authorities recovered $60,000 worth of methamphetamine during an early morning bust on Friday.
A 21-year-old California man was sentenced Thursday to 6 years in federal prison for conspiring to distribute meth in the Twin Cities in 2010, the U.S. Justice Department said.
Police arrested a 46-year-old Princeton, Minn., man after they found him asleep in his car in the middle of the road with methamphetamine.