Deputies: Drug investigation catches Stewartville man with 13 po - KTTC Rochester, Austin, Mason City News, Weather and Sports

Deputies: Drug investigation catches Stewartville man with 13 pounds of meth

Posted:
STEWARTVILLE, Minn. (KTTC) -

A Stewartville man is behind bars after deputies found more than 13 pounds of meth on his property.

According to the Olmsted County Sheriff's Office, 35-year-old Derek Thielsen was arrested on drug sales and possession charges Monday around 4:45 p.m.

The sheriff's office said, the arrest is a result of a search warrant executed at his home at 107 3rd St. NW, in Stewartville, after an ongoing drug investigation.

Deputies found more than $130,000 worth of meth behind a wall in his garage.

Deputies said because of the amount, the charges may go to federal court.

  • Mobile Top StoriesMore>>

  • Amber Alert issued for three children in Iowa

    Amber Alert issued for three children in Iowa

    An Amber Alert has been issued Tuesday afternoon for three children out of Clay County, Iowa in the northwest part of the state.

    More >>

    An Amber Alert has been issued Tuesday afternoon for three children out of Clay County, Iowa in the northwest part of the state.

    More >>
  • Rochester officer obtains $1 million settlement after claim of discrimination and retaliation by police department

    Rochester officer obtains $1 million settlement after claim of discrimination and retaliation by police department

    A Rochester police officer will walk away with a $1 million settlement after she claimed employment discrimination and retaliation by the police department.

    More >>

    A Rochester police officer will walk away with a $1 million settlement after she claimed employment discrimination and retaliation by the police department.

    More >>
  • Minnesota reaching deadline to get insurance rate approval

    Minnesota reaching deadline to get insurance rate approval

    Minnesota is running out of time to receive approval from the federal government for its plan to lower health insurance premiums next year.

    More >>

    Minnesota is running out of time to receive approval from the federal government for its plan to lower health insurance premiums next year.

    More >>
Powered by Frankly