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Drug task force nets nearly 400 pounds of marijuana

464-plant growing operation in Zumbrota also shut down by Tad Johnson Thisweek Newspapers After drug task force agents seized nearly 400 pounds of marijuana from  an Inver Grove Heights residence and shut down a 464-plant marijuana-growing operation in Zumbrota, a … Continue reading

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Dumb Criminals in Lakeville: A bong in the car

By Tom Vonhof, Lakeville Chief of Police One night in the past few weeks while on patrol, Officers Thor Howe and Jason Haider observed a parked vehicle in which the occupants appeared to be smoking marijuana. As the two officers … Continue reading

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Lakeville men arrested for alleged drug possession

Homeowner, roommate deny knowledge of oxycodone by Aaron Vehling Thisweek Newspapers Two Lakeville men were arrested on Nov. 4 for the alleged possession of a collection of drugs at their home on Kenwood Trail. The homeowner, Sun Leader Glows-Brightly, 73, … Continue reading

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Farmington man allegedly taught child to grow pot

Wife’s death led police to discover marijuana operation by Laura Adelmann Thisweek Newspapers Police say a Farmington man used his marijuana growing operation to teach his child how business works. Craig Martin Gisch, 34, is charged with conspiring to employ … Continue reading

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Deputies investigating death find marijuana plants

Farmington man charged with felony controlled substance crime by Laura Adelmann Thisweek Newspapers A Farmington man has been charged with possession and intent to distribute marijuana that was allegedly discovered by Dakota County Sheriff’s deputies investigating his wife’s death on … Continue reading

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Bust nets pound of marijuana

Apple Valley man charged with felony An Apple Valley man was charged with a felony last week after he allegedly arranged to sell a pound of marijuana to a police informant. Police say Yonas B. Haile, 26, had agreed to … Continue reading

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The party’s over: Criminal charge follows rowdy revel

by Andrew Miller Thisweek Newspapers A felony charge was filed against one woman, and citations were issued to four others, following an alcohol-fueled, late-night house party in Apple Valley earlier this month. Nineteen-year-old Rheanna N. Demarais of Farmington has been … Continue reading

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Lakeville’s Dumb Criminal of the Week: A Joint Venture

By Tom Vonhof, Lakeville Chief of Police Officer Greg Jensen was on patrol late one night this week when he pulled into a gas station, parked his marked squad and went in to the store to purchase a can of … Continue reading

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Marijuana Anonymous 12-step group meetings in southern suburbs

Marijuana Anonymous, a 12-step recovery group, has now begun meetings in Bloomington every Wednesday.

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Two charged after 77 pounds of marijuana seized in bust

by Andrew Miller Thisweek Newspapers Two Mexican citizens living in Apple Valley have been charged with drug crimes after police found 77 pounds of marijuana in their car and home last week. Geraldo Sanchez Ramos, 34, and Yesenia Ponce-Carbajal, 26, … Continue reading

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