Police: Woman In Custody After Faribault Inmate's Fatal Meth OverdoseAn Alexandria woman is accused of smuggling methamphetamine into a Faribault jail, leading to the overdose death of an inmate. Faribault police say an inmate at Minnesota Correctional Facility Faribault was found dead in their cell on Sept. 5. An autopsy found that they had died from a meth overdose.
Man Accused Of Dealing Meth Sentenced To 3 MonthsA man accused of dealing methamphetamine in North Dakota and Minnesota has been sentenced to three months in prison.
Man Attempts To Flee Police By Driving Into Cornfield In Meeker Co.A 35-year-old man was arrested Thursday after fleeing police in Meeker County. Brian Berwald, of Hutchinson, faces charges of driving after cancellation of license and fleeing a peace officer.
Woman Pleads Guilty To Dealing Meth In Minnesota, NDA 32-year-old woman has pleaded guilty to dealing large quantities of methamphetamine in North Dakota and Minnesota.
Minneapolis Man Sentenced To 20 Years For Moving Meth To NDA Minneapolis man has been sentenced to 20 years in prison for transporting methamphetamine to a distributor in North Dakota.
Man Charged With Dealing Meth In North Dakota, MinnesotaFederal authorities have charged a man accused of dealing methamphetamine in North Dakota and Minnesota. Arnulfo Ramos pleaded not guilty Tuesday to conspiracy to possess with intent to distribute a controlled substance. A trial date has not been set.
Charges: Dad Passed Out On Meth While Child, 4, Wanders Hotel Two young children have been placed in foster care after police say an Elgin man was found earlier this week passed out in a hotel room while one of his kids wandered the lobby alone.
Man Who Had Rooftop Standoff With Police Faces Several ChargesAn Anoka man who climbed atop a north Minneapolis home after fleeing law enforcement was charged Friday with multiple crimes. The Hennepin County Attorney's office says Richard Dean Podvin, 37, is charged with two counts of fifth-degree drug possession, one count of first-degree burglary, one count of a prohibited person in possession of a gun and one count of fleeing police in a motor vehicle.
Metro Drug Study Shows Meth & Heroin 'Epidemic'There's disappointing news concerning the Twin Cities efforts to reduce illegal drug use, especially the battle against methamphetamine. A report released by Drug Abuse Dialogues shows that meth use is as high as it's ever been in the Twin Cities metro.
Man Charged In Police Chase That Shut Down I-494A Dresser, Minnesota, man has been charged after leading police on a chase that closed down I-494 for more than an hour Thursday evening.
2 Arrested After Chase That Shut Down I-494Two men are under arrest after leading police on a chase that closed down I-494 for more than an hour.
Court Tosses Conviction Of Man For Meth-Tainted Bong WaterThe state Court of Appeals has thrown out the conviction of a southern Minnesota man, saying the amount of meth-tainted water found in his bong was far under the threshold required for his imprisonment. Ryan M. Drown, 32, of Waseca was sentenced to 6 1/2 years in prison in 2013 for having the tainted water in a bong that amounted to less than half an ounce. He had been convicted for second- and third-degree drug possession in Blue Earth County District Court.
Wisconsin Man Pleads Guilty To North Iowa Meth ConspiracyOfficials say a 26-year-old Wisconsin man has pleaded guilty to his role in a north Iowa drug conspiracy. A U.S. attorney's office announced Wednesday that Ryan Michael Schroeder of La Crosse, Wisconsin, has pleaded guilty to a federal charge of conspiring to distribute methamphetamine.
Woman Charged With Taking Meth, Exposing 5-Year-Old To ColdA Minneapolis woman is accused of taking meth and then wandering with her 5-year-old daughter in 19-degree weather.
Meth Still A Problem In MinnesotaBrian Fitch was collecting on methamphetamine debts when he shot and killed Mendota Heights police officer Scott Patrick last July.