A 21-year-old Anoka man is accused of possessing more than 18 pounds of methamphetamine at his home valued at up to $1,000,000, according to charges filed in Anoka County Court. Cesar Ruben Fletes-Ortiz was charged with two counts of first-degree possession of a controlled substance with intent to sell in connection with the case.
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.
A 27-year-old Stockton man has been charged with conspiring to deal more than 500 grams of meth. Gabriel Orion Lowther was charged with one count of conspiracy as his indictment alleges that from August 2012 to June 2013, he aimed to distribute 500 or more grams of methamphetamine.
A 35-year-old Arden Hills man pleaded guilty Tuesday in federal court to distributing about 11 pound of methamphetamine after trying to sell to an undercover cop at a Target parking lot earlier this year. Marcelino Garcia pleaded guilty to one count of conspiracy to distribute 500 or more grams of meth after getting indicted on March 20, 2013.
A 33-year-old man from Claremont, Minn., pleaded guilty Thursday in federal court for conspiring to distribute more than 500 grams of methamphetamine. Specifically, Michael Steven Schoenfelder pleaded guilty to one count of conspiracy to distribute 50 or more grams of meth.
Five people are in jail after a meth bust in Elk River Monday, according to the Sherburne County Sheriff’s Office.
A 35-year-old Burnsville was charged Friday in connection with possessing 12 pounds of methamphetamine, worth a street value of more than $400,000.
A 49-year-old Moorhead, Minn., man has been sentenced in North Dakota to life in prison on a federal charge of conspiracy to possess methamphetamine with intent to distribute.
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.
The last of three family members from California accused of supplying methamphetamine to buyers in North Dakota and Minnesota has been sentenced to 27 years in federal prison.
Two men have been arrested after a 5-month investigation into the manufacturing of methamphetamine in the St. Cloud metro region, according to authorities.
An Anoka man is charged with leading police on a chase while high and crashing his vehicle into another vehicle carrying a family of five.
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.