State Panel Approves Plan To Reduce Drug Sentences A Minnesota panel has now approved a plan to change the state's drug sentencing guidelines. The Minnesota Sentencing Guidelines Commission voted 7 to 3 to approve the plan. It will ease penalties for drug possession and dealing.
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.
Minn. Woman Pleads Guilty To Giving Daughter HeroinA 37-year-old woman has pleaded guilty to drug charges alleging she gave her 12-year-old daughter heroin, Hennepin County Attorney Mike Freeman announced Wednesday.
Person Of Interest In Disappearance Pleads Not Guilty To Drug ChargesThe person of interest in the disappearance of 27-year-old Danielle Jelinek pleaded not guilty Tuesday to multiple drug charges after authorities said they found 12 pounds of marijuana at his house.