Police: 111 Pounds Of Meth And 3.5 Pounds Of Cocaine Found At Shoreview Home, Omar Damacio Ruiz Penaloza ArrestedAuthorities say if sold as they were packaged, the narcotics would have been worth more than $615,000. A 30-year-old Inver Grove Heights man has since been arrested.
DPS: Drug Seizures On The Rise In Many Categories In MinnesotaThe Minnesota Department of Public Safety (DPS) says drug seizures have increased in several major drug categories in 2019.
Man Who Hid Cocaine In Butt Has Stomach Pumped After Ingesting ItPolice say a Rochester man who hid cocaine in his buttocks ingested the drug after being arrested and had to have his stomach pumped over the weekend.
One In 8 People Have Cocaine On Their Hands, Study FindsResearchers at the University of Surrey discovered that 13 percent of drug-free individuals had illegal drugs mixed in with their fingerprints.
Woman Claims Wind Blew Cocaine Into Her Purse, Police SayPolice say an officer smelled marijuana and, after searching the car, found cocaine and marijuana in separate bags inside a purse.
Sheriff: Drugs, Gun Recovered From Litchfield Home In BustTwo people were arrested Tuesday after nearly $13,000 in drugs and a gun were recovered during a bust in Litchfield.
Aaron Schnagl Found Guilty Of Murder In Danielle Jelinek CaseA jury has decided the fate of a Chisago County man accused of giving his ex-girlfriend drugs that led to her death. Aaron Schnagl was convicted early Friday evening of third-degree murder for the December 2012 death of Danielle Jelinek.
Panel Considering Major Cuts To Drug SentencesA state commission has set in motion major reductions to prison sentences for many drug offenders. The Minnesota Sentencing Guidelines Commission voted Wednesday to reduce some drug sentences by nearly half.
Police Investigate How Cocaine Pack Ended Up In Granola BarSan Antonio police are investigating how a packet of cocaine ended up inside a wrapped Nature Valley granola bar.
7 Indicted For Trafficking Cocaine & Marijuana Into Minn. Via FedexThe 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.
Police: 7 Members Of 2 Mpls. Gangs Charged With Distributing CocaineAlmost 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.
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.
Police: Drug Possibly Tied To 2 Recent Deaths In MankatoPolice 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.
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.
Leader Of Drug Ring In ND, MN Sentenced To PrisonA 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.