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March 25, 2015
New high in wax: Marijuana concentrate receives increased attention from law enforcement
ST. PAUL — Law enforcement officials from across Minnesota warned Wednesday about the rise of a new form of marijuana that can be six times more potent than the typical leaf form of the drug. Called marijuana wax, the manufacture of the drug has been blamed for the death of a...
March 25, 2015 - 8:26pm
March 24, 2015
Explosion, fire that killed St. Cloud woman started during marijuana wax operation
ST. CLOUD — An explosion and fire that killed an elderly woman in St. Cloud last year was started during a marijuana wax manufacturing operation. The Department of Public Safety has scheduled a news conference for today in St. Paul to discuss the emergence of marijuana wax in...
March 24, 2015 - 8:20pm
March 23, 2015
Marijuana smell leads to drug bust
DULUTH — A strong odor emanating from a home in led to the disruption of a $100,000 marijuana operation in northeast Minnesota Thursday. Charges are pending against a father and son, ages 57 and 26, who were arrested after a search-and-seizure by police and other agencies at 1564...
March 23, 2015 - 7:20pm
January 20, 2015
Department of Health surveys demand for medical marijuana
ST. PAUL — The Minnesota Department of Health is rolling out an online survey to get a better idea of the potential medicinal marijuana landscape in the state. From Tuesday until Feb. 6, Minnesotans with qualifying medical conditions can answer several questions that will give...
January 20, 2015 - 9:50pm
December 30, 2014
Warrant leads to arrest of Adrian man
ADRIAN — An Adrian man was taken into custody at the Nobles County Jail last week for drug charges stemming back to last year. A warrant was issued for Benjamin Spanbauer, 31, back in October 2013 after he failed to appear in court. He is facing six different felony sale and...
December 30, 2014 - 8:58pm
December 17, 2014
Mother claims innocence in cannabis case
MADISON — An attorney filed motions in district court Wednesday seeking to dismiss a charge of child endangerment against Angela Brown, who has used medical cannabis to treat her son. Immediately after the hearing, Brown, 38, of Madison, and attorney Michael Hughes of Bend, Ore.,...
December 17, 2014 - 8:55pm
December 16, 2014
Petition, protest to aid mother in medical marijuana case
MADISON — Patrick McClellan was hoping to make a better than three-hour drive from the Twin Cities to Madison in far western Minnesota to present a petition Tuesday to Lac qui Parle County Attorney Rick Stulz and join in a peaceful protest outside the county courthouse today in...
December 16, 2014 - 8:39pm
LeafLine Labs begins construction of medical marijuana facility in Cottage Grove
COTTAGE GROVE — Dirt is moving at the future site of LeafLine Labs’ medical marijuana manufacturing facility in the Cottage Grove Business Park. The city is southeast of St. Paul along the Mississippi River. The city sold 24 acres of land to LeafLine Labs Dec. 4 for about...
December 16, 2014 - 8:34pm
October 20, 2014
Worthington man arrested on drug charges
WORTHINGTON — A Worthington man is facing drug charges after police allegedly found various drugs in his possession. Jay Syhavong, 19, is facing one count of fifth-degree drug possession, one count of introducing contraband into a jail and one count of possession of a small...
October 20, 2014 - 8:57pm
October 16, 2014
Lengthy investigation leads to arrest
SHELDON, Iowa — A two-month investigation into several business burglaries in Sheldon has resulted in the arrest of a Sheldon man. Travis Dean Staab, 27, was arrested on multiple charges after officers of the Sheldon Police Department executed a search warrant Wednesday. Officers...
October 16, 2014 - 5:44pm
October 14, 2014
Bigelow man arrested on drug charges
WORTHINGTON — A Bigelow man was arrested on several drug-related charges after a report of a rollover vehicle accident led to the discovery of marijuana and drug paraphernalia. Jeffrey John Tosch, 34, is facing several charges: one count of fifth-degree drug possession; one...
October 14, 2014 - 8:10pm
September 21, 2014
29 potential medical marijuana makers in Minnesota
ST. PAUL — There are 29 potential makers of medical marijuana vying for the two state-approved facilities allowed by Minnesota law. The Minnesota Department of Health announced Friday that it received 29 letters of intent to apply for the state medical cannabis program. The Health...
September 21, 2014 - 8:16pm
September 7, 2014
Medical marijuana makers sought
ST. PAUL — Minnesota officials on Friday began seeking two companies to grow marijuana and produce medicine from the plant. Anyone wanting to make the medicine must notify the state Health Department by Sept. 19 and file the application by Oct. 3. State officials plan to announce...
September 7, 2014 - 8:43pm
August 26, 2014
Officers find 47 grams of marijuana in drug bust
LUVERNE — A Brandon, S.D., woman is facing drug charges after law enforcement executed a search Saturday and discovered 47.4 grams of marijuana in her vehicle. Ashlee Michele Martin, 19, is facing one count of a felony fifth-degree drug possession, one misdemeanor count of possessing...
August 26, 2014 - 7:50pm
June 2, 2014
Tip pulls plug on elaborate pot-growing operation
ST. PAUL — A tip from an informant and the overwhelming smell of marijuana spurred a bust yielding hundreds of plants and more than $100,000 in cash from a sophisticated grow operation, Dakota County authorities say. Four people were charged May 30 with conspiracy to commit second-...
June 2, 2014 - 9:32pm