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New London man arrested Tuesday for drug, firearms offenses

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A New London man was arrested Tuesday after an area drug task force found illegal substances in his home.

On May 25, at about 11 a.m., the CEE-VI Drug and Gang Task Force, along with the Kandhiyohi-Meeker SWAT team, performed two narcotics-related search warrants on two residences in the New London area, just north of Green Lake.

During the search, agents found about 2.3 ounces of methamphetamine, a quarter ounce of psychedelic mushroom, and a quarter-ounce of butane hash oil. Agents also found a rifle and a handgun that had been reported stolen in Yellow Medicine County in 2016.

The suspect, a 50 year old male, was located and arrested in Ottertail County shortly after the search of the homes. he was transported to the Kandiyohi County jail, and is being held for controlled substances and firearms charges. The case is still active and under investigation.



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