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Lakes Area Drug Investigative Division

May 17, 2019
Nicholas Ronald Wynn (left). These four large pieces of methamphetamine -- 1.1 pound (right) -- are consistent with methamphetamine coming from Mexico. The methamphetamine was located May 9 by drug agents during a FBI investigation. Submitted Photo.
Authorities seize large quantity of meth: Possibly one of the largest drug busts ever in Crow Wing, officials say
May 17, 2019 - 5:00am
May 10, 2019
Sheriff's office, FBI arrest man in Pequot Lakes
May 10, 2019 - 4:40pm
March 20, 2019
Seizures of methamphetamine by law enforcement are on the rise in Minnesota.
Sheriff Goddard sees the future of drug law enforcement. It starts now.
March 20, 2019 - 7:00am
September 5, 2018
Benjamin M. Hofius, 28, and Ciarra A. Hofius, 23, also known as Ciarra A. Bishop Martinez who reside at the residence, were charged Tuesday in Crow Wing County District Court in Brainerd with third-degree possession of a controlled substance near a park.
2 charged following drug raid near Brainerd's Memorial Park
September 5, 2018 - 5:00am
July 7, 2018
Arrested were (l to r) : Charles Ford, 60, Backus, for fifth-degree drugs; Doug Melby Jr., 59, Pequot Lakes, for first-degree drugs and possession of a pistol/weapon ammunition by an ineligible person; Richard Kinnunen, 52, Brainerd, for fifth-degree drugs and a probation violation; and a 26-year-old Pine River woman and a 52-year-old Crosby woman for probation violations.
Agents seize more than 3 pounds of meth, ammunition and cash
July 7, 2018 - 4:00am
June 12, 2018
Authorities seize cocaine and handgun: Hutchinson man arrested
June 12, 2018 - 6:00am
May 22, 2018
Two people were arrested Saturday, May 19, after drug agents seized one-quarter pound of suspected methamphetamine, $6,500 cash and a handgun along with drug packaging material.
Drug agents seize meth and more: 2 arrested
May 22, 2018 - 6:00am
April 6, 2018
A probation check led to the arrest of four people on various charges Wednesday north of Baxter. BrainerdDispatch.com Illustration
Drug division snags 4 during probation check
April 6, 2018 - 6:00am
March 14, 2018
Brandon Paul Shaw
Drug investigators uncover large amount of meth
March 14, 2018 - 4:00am
March 10, 2018
Six Brainerd suspects were arrested Thursday after the Lakes Area Drug Investigative Division agents executed a search warrant at a house on the 700 block of Ninth Ave. NE, Brainerd.
Drug agents arrest 6 in drug bust
March 10, 2018 - 6:00am
February 17, 2018
Four people were arrested Friday morning following an ongoing investigation into the sale and distribution of narcotics within Crow Wing County.
Drug agents arrest 4 in Crosby bust
February 17, 2018 - 8:00am
November 15, 2017
Four people were arrested Monday night following a three-month investigation into the sale of methamphetamine in the lakes area. BrainerdDispatch.com Illustration
Agents bust 4 in meth sale investigation
November 15, 2017 - 11:00am
July 18, 2017
A nearly eight-month-long investigation into the sale of narcotics in Crow Wing County by the Lakes Area Drug investigative Division resulted in 28 people being charged for various drug offenses, Crow Wing County Sheriff Todd Dahl reported. BrainerdDispatch.com Illustration
28 charged in months-long Lakes Area drug investigation
July 18, 2017 - 3:12pm
October 25, 2016
Normal Clayton Olson, III, Tracy Dean Aanerud, Nicole Marie Olson
Drug agents seize meth and firearms; 3 facing charges
October 25, 2016 - 11:17am
September 23, 2015
Rebecca Leann Nordby
Three charged in Nisswa meth bust
September 23, 2015 - 10:56am