A former radio host was recently arrested in Minneapolis. He was taken into police custody following a traffic stop. The Minnesota authorities allegedly discovered suspected methamphetamine as well as drug paraphernalia, and the 47-year-old now faces charges relating to his accusations.
Seven individuals are currently facing federal drug charges in Minneapolis for their alleged drug crimes. The individuals are accused of distributing crack cocaine throughout northern Minnesota as well as in a neighboring state. However, the exact charges that they face are unclear.
Two brothers were recently arrested in Golden Valley under accusations of serious drug crimes. Allegedly, the two were involved in a scheme to transport a large amount of marijuana from one state and into Minnesota. The two brothers currently face felony drug possession charges, but more charges may be added at a later date.
When a resident of Minnesota is facing drug charges, it may feel as if all hope is lost and that there is nothing he or she can do to get out of such a mess. However, this is not necessarily true. There are many drug crime cases that result in charges being dismissed, which allows the accused individual to avoid time in prison and a life-altering criminal record. With appropriate representation and understanding of the law, accused individuals may be able to avoid the harsh consequences that are associated with a drug conviction.
A man was recently arrested in Rochester under accusations that he committed drug crimes. A search of his home and personal property allegedly yielded over 100 grams of methamphetamine. The 27-year-old Minnesota man now faces multiple drug charges stemming from the investigation.
When a child is seriously injured, it seems only natural that the child's parents will try to alleviate that pain in anyway possible. However, one Minnesota mother faces child endangerment charges for allegedly attempting to help her child by giving him marijuana for medicinal purposes. The mother's criminal defense is currently attempting to have the charges dropped.
The Blue Earth County authorities recently conducted a major drug sting operation that resulted in the arrest of several individuals. The Minnesota authorities supposedly seized approximately 140 pounds of marijuana during the sting. Four individuals face drug charges in our state.
Police recently arrested a Minnesota woman on suspicion of using drugs in the presence of a minor. The case may be difficult to prosecute, however, due to the fact that the incident was reported by a passerby, and was not directly observed by officers. In addition, the drug crime arrest was made some time after the alleged drug use, and in a different location.
It is possible that two different people could observe the exact same incident and come to two completely different conclusions. Additionally, both of those conclusions could be completely wrong in that they are based on assumptions. Without knowing the full story, it may be difficult to discern the reality of a situation. However, after three years spent observing and investigating an alleged drug ring that ran in Minnesota and other states, 12 people -- six from Minnesota -- have now been accused of a drug crime, likely based on the conclusions made by investigators.
A 32-year-old man was recently arrested after the Crookston authorities executed a search warrant on his residence. The Minnesota authorities claim that they found a felony amount of methamphetamine in the man's premises. He now faces charges of first-degree possession, as well as sale of a controlled substance.