GARRISON -- An attempt to locate a person on an outstanding warrant led to the arrest of five people Saturday for manufacturing of a controlled substance, the Lakes Area Drug Investigative Division reported.
One of the five, a 27-year-old Mounds View man, was arraigned in Crow Wing County District Court Tuesday on fifth-degree possession of a controlled substance. He is being held in the Crow Wing County Jail Annex on $1,500 cash bail or $10,000 bond.
Two of the suspects, a 36-year-old Anoka man and a 28-year-old Dayton woman, are being held in the Crow Wing County Jail pending formal charges.
The other two suspects, a 36-year-old Garrison man and 25-year-old Garrison woman, are being held in Mille Lacs County Jail on outstanding warrants. No charges have been filed in Crow Wing County District Court against the Garrison residents.
While serving a warrant at a residence in Roosevelt Township Crow Wing County Sheriff's deputies found substances used in manufacturing methamphetamine, the LADID reported.
A search warrant was obtained to search the residence. The Minnesota Bureau of Criminal Apprehension assisted with the dismantling of the methamphetamine lab and the processing of the crime scene. A private company also was contacted to remove the hazardous chemicals, the LADID reported.
All five suspects were arrested for manufacturing a controlled substance and conspiracy to manufacture a controlled substance.
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