Grandmother Overcomes Drugs To Help Other AddictsOn Wednesday, Dec. 9, WCCO is hosting a phone bank as part of our "Trees of Hope" series. WCCO will be raising funds for Minnesota Adult and Teen Challenge. MnTC helps thousands of people overcome drug addiction and lead healthy and productive lives.
Douglas County Attorney: Missing Starbuck Woman Died Of Drug Overdose Human remains that were found near Alexandria in October have been confirmed to belong to the missing Starbuck woman Laura Schwendemann. The Medical Examiner confirmed that the remains belonged to the 18-year-old woman.
MN Man Charged With Dealing Meth In N.D. To Plead GuiltyA Minnesota man says he will be plead guilty to a federal drug charge in North Dakota. Arnulfo Ramos, of Crookston, Minnesota, is charged with conspiracy to possess with intent to distribute a controlled substance.
Mpls. Man Sentenced With Possession, Intent To Sell Meth In N.D.A Minneapolis man has been sentenced to 11 years in prison for dealing large quantities of methamphetamine in North Dakota and Minnesota.
Police: Man Found With Meth In Wisconsin Gas StationA 51-year-old Wisconsin man is accused of disorderly conduct and drug possession after witnesses said he was acting erratically in a gas station bathroom.
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.