Task Force Arrests Two In St. Cloud Area, Seize $300K In MethA St. Augusta man and a St. Cloud woman are expected to face several criminal charges after police found about $300,000 worth of methamphetamine and stolen firearms in their possession Thursday. According to the Central Minnesota Violent Offender Task Force, 34-year-old Joseph McMahon was arrested at his St. Augusta home after officers served a search warrant. They found six pounds of meth, which has a street value of $260,000
Apple Valley Man Arrested In Iowa Khat BustA 38-year-old Apple Valley man was arrested Tuesday in Iowa for being in possession of an amphetamine known as khat, according to police. Members of a drug task force near Mason City, Iowa, arrested Dayax Abdi Ahmed after he was found to be in possession of several pounds of khat.
Former Viking Darren Sharper Charged With Rape In CaliforniaFormer NFL safety Darren Sharper has been charged in Los Angeles with drugging and raping two women, prosecutors said Friday. Sharper was expected to be arraigned on two counts of rape by use of drugs, four counts of furnishing a controlled substance, and one count of possession of a controlled substance, according to a statement from the Los Angeles County district attorney's office.
Man Pleads Guilty 3 Days Into Federal Drug TrialA man who backed out of plea deal at the last minute in a drug conspiracy case agreed to plead guilty after all, three days into his trial. David Cerna Jr., of Moorhead, Minn., is among a dozen people charged in federal court in North Dakota with conspiracy to possess with intent to distribute a controlled substance.
Sheriff: Isanti County Jail Nurse Arrested For Drug FraudA 39-year-old Cambridge woman who worked at the Isanti County Jail was arrested last Thursday in connection with an ongoing drug case at the facility, according to the Isanti County Sheriff’s Office. Cara Sue Lindgren, who worked as a nurse at the Isanti County Jail, is accused of ordering oxycodone and hydrocodone and was charged with fifth-degree possession of a controlled substance.
Police: Man Caught With Drugs, 19 Inch TV In His PantsA 21-year-old Columbia Heights man is accused of hiding drugs and stolen property in his pants while outside an Eagan business, according to charges filed Friday in Dakota County Court.