Charges: Man Left Baby To Buy Meth Before Fatal House Fire A northern Minnesota man facing manslaughter charges in the death of a baby in a house fire last week told investigators that he had left the child home alone to buy meth when the building caught fire.
Meth Making A Troubling Comeback In MinnesotaThe meth epidemic took the state by storm a decade ago but recent numbers show a troubling trend.
Last Year, Minn. Authorities Seized Record Amounts Of Meth, PillsFrom meth to opioids to prescription pills, authorities in Minnesota seized a record amount of drugs last year.
Sheriff: 5 Arrested In Two Wis. Meth BustsAuthorities in northern Wisconsin say that officers arrested five people this earlier week in two meth busts.
Fargo Man Gets 20 Years For Meth ChargeA man who was originally charged with kidnapping has been sentenced to 20 years in prison for distributing meth.
N.D. Man Gets Life In Prison For Dealing MethA Grand Forks man accused of leading a large drug trafficking operation has been sentenced to life in prison.
Sheriff: Meth House Catches Fire Days After RaidA Fillmore County house, which was recently raided in a drug bust, caught fire Friday afternoon. The sheriff's office says a fire was reported just before 3:30 p.m. at a property on the 10000 block of County Road 113, near Mabel.
Police Find $45,000 Worth Of Meth In Austin, Minn.Police pulled over Bonnie Sutton, 34, for driving erratically. After bringing in a K9 unit, police found 28.5 grams of meth, according to Chief Brian Krueger of the Austin Police Department.
Fargo Woman Pleads Guilty To Leading Meth Distribution RingA Fargo woman has pleaded guilty in federal court to dealing large amounts of methamphetamine in at least three states. Jada Grace Bahl is charged with conspiracy to possess with intent to distribute a controlled substance. Bahl and two other people connected to the ring were arrested in the Fargo and Moorhead, Minnesota, area in June.
Police: Bemidji Man Flees Custody, Found Hiding Under Desk In SchoolA man who fled police after violating his probation was found hiding under a desk in a Bemidji elementary school Tuesday afternoon. Bemidji police say 26-year-old Billie Joe Large escaped from custody at the Department of Corrections after he was caught with methamphetamine.
Charges: Man Pulls 15 Grams Of Meth Out Of Underwear During Jail Strip SearchAn Owatonna man surprised officers at the Rice County Jail Wednesday morning during a strip search. The Rice County Attorney's Office says Faribault police officers were called to a Days Inn just after 3 a.m. Employees notified police that a smoke alarm in one of the rooms had been triggered several times.
Complaint: Man Used GPS Tracker To Terrorize Estranged WifeA Farmington man faces several criminal charges for allegedly terrorizing his estranged wife, who is in the process of divorcing him. The Dakota County Attorney's Office says Marcus Raymond McGibbon, 34, is charged with stalking him wife and violating a restraining order against him.
MN Man Posts Meth Before & After Photo On Reddit, Unwittingly Creates Support GroupA Minnesota man unintentionally created a network for those struggling with addiction when he posted a before-and-after photo of himself on meth on Reddit Tuesday.
Bloomington Man Pleads Not Guilty To Dealing Meth In 2 StatesA man is accused in federal court of dealing large amounts of methamphetamine in North Dakota and Minnesota. Damian Mata, of Bloomington, Minnesota, is charged in North Dakota with conspiracy to possess with intent to distribute a controlled substance. He has pleaded not guilty.
Emotional Outbursts Follow Alexandria Woman's Murder SentencingAn Alexandria woman learned Friday she will spend more than seven years in prison for the murder of a man she loved. Jason Nyberg died in September inside the Minnesota Correctional Facility in Faribault after 34-year-old Melissa Guillette smuggled in methamphetamine and passed it to him.