Wednesday, January 30, 2013
Shawn Michael Jennrich, 32, faces one felony count of possession of a controlled substance after police allegedly found .63 grams of methamphetamine in his possession.
A Dakota County man found driving a stolen vehicle told investigators he traded it for a half-ounce of methamphetamine, according to Eagan police. Shawn Michael Jennrich, 32, faces one felony count of possession of a controlled substance after police allegedly found .63 grams of methamphetamine in his possession. If convicted, Jennrich could be sentenced to a maximum of 10 years in prison and $20,000 in fines. An Eagan police officer arrested Jennrich on Jan. 20, after finding a stolen car parked outisde of an Eagan hotel, according to a criminal complaint filed by the Dakota County Attorney's Office. The officer conducted surveillance on the vehicle from another parking lot, and eventually saw a male later identified as Jennrich enter and…
Friday, January 18, 2013
Jessica Lee Lehman, 28, faces two felony counts of possession of a controlled substance and one gross misdemeanor county of financial transaction card fraud.
An Inver Grove Heights woman scheduled to enter a treatment program next week was caught in possession of methamphetamine, Alprazolam and mushrooms, according to Eagan police. Jessica Lee Lehman, 28, faces two felony counts of possession of a controlled substance and one gross misdemeanor count of financial transaction card fraud. If convicted on either of the possession charges, Lehman could face a maximum of five years in prison and $10,000 in fines. At 11:26 a.m. on Dec. 28, Eagan police allegedly received a phone call from one of Lehman's family members, who told police the woman had just used a stolen credit card to purchase a hotel room in Eagan—and that she may be in possession of illegal drugs. Police visited the hotel in question …
Tuesday, December 11, 2012
Under a plea agreement, Niko Gambino will serve 13 years in federal prison.
- POLICE & FIRE
- Zac Farber
Tuesday, December 11, 2012
Editor's note: The following is a press release from the U.S. Attorney's Office. MINNEAPOLIS—Yesterday in federal court, a 48-year-old Red Lake man was sentenced for his role in a methamphetamine distribution ring. United States District Judge Susan R. Nelson sentenced Terry Lee Branchaud, also known as Niko Vinnie Gambino, to 156 months in federal prison on one count of aiding and abetting the distribution of five grams or more of actual methamphetamine. Branchaud, who was indicted on April 12, 2011 along with three co-defendants, pleaded guilty on January 30, 2012. In his plea agreement, Branchaud acknowledged that from February 25, 2010, through March 9, 2010, he conspired with others to distribute methamphetamine. Over the course of …