(Estherville)--A traffic stop earlier this month in Emmet County resulted in the arrest of a Terril woman on drug charges.
Emmet County Sheriff Mike Martens says shortly after 12:30 pm on January 12th, a sheriff’s deputy on patrol observed a traffic violation and initiated a traffic stop in the 1100 block of Highway 4
During the course of investigation, the deputy sheriff observed what was believed to be drug paraphernalia in the driver’s possession. Further investigation led to the discovery of controlled substances and additional drug paraphernalia.
As a result, the driver 64-year-old Debra Wessling of Terril was placed under arrest and transported to the Emmet County Jail where she was booked for: Driving with a suspended driver’s license, Possession of controlled substance-marijuana, 2nd offense, Possession of a controlled substance-methamphetamine, 2nd offense and Possession of drug paraphernalia.
(Estherville)--The Emmet County Sheriff’s Office has released details on a traffic accident last month that led to the arrest of a Blue Earth, Minnesota man on drug charges.
According to Emmet County Sheriff Mike Martens, the sheriff’s office received a report of a vehicle in the ditch in the 5000 block of Highway 9 on December 22nd.
Upon investigation at the scene, sheriff’s deputies located a controlled substance and drug paraphernalia in the vehicle involved in the accident.
As a result the driver, 28-year-old Branden Torgerson of Blue Earth was placed under arrest and transported to the Emmet County Jail.
Once at the jail Torgerson was found to be in possession of additional marijuana on his person.
Torgerson was booked for Possession of contraband in a correctional institution, a class D felony, Possession of marijuana, Possession of drug paraphernalia and no valid driver’s license.