16 arrested for drug violations

Published 10:01am Monday, September 10, 2012

More than a dozen people were arrested for drug violations Friday and Saturday during a heightened enforcement in the Freeborn County roads near Harmony Park in Geneva.

Members of the South Central Drug Task Force — which includes deputies from Waseca, Faribault, Steele and Freeborn counties, along with several police departments — conducted the enforcement, mainly on roads between Ellendale and Clarks Grove. There were also several arrests made at the park itself.

This is in addition to a dozen people cited for possession of marijuana or drug paraphernalia on Thursday.

According to the Freeborn County Sheriff’s Office reports, the following were arrested:

• Sherman Alexander Dorr was arrested for fifth-degree drug possession and drug paraphernalia at Harmony Park, 79503 298th St., at 7:29 p.m. Saturday.

• Eric Scott Anderson was arrested on two counts of fifth-degree drug possession and one count of drug paraphernalia at Harmony Park, 79503 298th St., at 11:30 p.m. Saturday.

• Candance Chloe Vanveen was cited for a small amount of marijuana and  drug paraphernalia after a traffic stop at 11:47 a.m. Friday near the intersection of U.S. Highway 251 and Freeborn County Road 45.

• Rebekah Lynn Baker and Robert Samuel Williams were arrested for possession of a controlled substance and possession of marijuana at 11:58 a.m. Friday on Freeborn County Road 45.

• Justin Foster Orloff was cited for a small amount of marijuana and drug paraphernalia at 12:17 p.m. Friday near the intersection of Freeborn County Road 45 and 310th Street.

• Robert James Nelson was cited for speeding, possession of a small amount of marijuana and drug paraphernalia after a traffic stop at 1:07 p.m. Friday near the intersection of Freeborn County Road 45 and 300th Street. Also cited was Chance Gregory Scott Wiggins for a small amount of marijuana and drug paraphernalia.

• Scott Peter Hamiel, 24, was cited for drug paraphernalia after a traffic stop at 2:35 p.m. Friday near the intersection of Freeborn County Road 45 and 298th Street.

• Cody A. Harr and Peter Robert Williams were arrested for fifth-degree controlled substance violations after a traffic stop near the intersection of Second Avenue and First Street in Geneva at 3:38 p.m. Friday.

• Logan W. Eldred was arrested for fifth-degree drug possession on U.S. Highway 251 at 5:40 p.m. Friday.

• Daniel Sean Dakota Ringeisen was arrested for fifth-degree drug possession and drug paraphernalia after a traffic stop at 5:44 p.m. Friday.

• Tristan M. Lund was arrested for fifth-degree controlled substance violations at Harmony Park, 79503 298th St., at 6:40 p.m. Friday.

• Patrick Donald Hazen was arrested for felony possession of marijuana on Freeborn County Road 45 at 7:20 p.m. Friday.

• Samuel Lawrence McCotter was cited for disorderly conduct at 8:10 p.m. Friday at Harmony Park.

• Nicholas Allen Marsolek was arrested for felony drug possession at Harmony Park, 79503 298th St.

Garage broken into

A garage at 10852 Main St., Gordonsville, was reported broken into at 10:20 a.m. Saturday, according to the Freeborn County Sheriff’s Office.

 

Counterfeit bill reported

A counterfeit $20 bill was reported at 1425 W. Main St., Albert Lea, at 9:45 a.m. Friday, according to police.