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District Court, Kandiyohi County, dEC. 15

Willmar,Minnesota 56201
West Central Tribune
District Court, Kandiyohi County, dEC. 15
Willmar Minnesota 2208 Trott Ave. SW / P.O. Box 839 56201

Kody Blair Koepp, 18, of Lake Lillian, pleaded guilty to one felony count of possession of a controlled substance Wednesday.

Misdemeanor charges of possessing marijuana in a vehicle, having no proof of insurance and driving an uninsured vehicle, plus a petty misdemeanor charge of possession of drug paraphernalia were dismissed under a plea agreement.

Judge Michael Thompson set a sentencing date of Jan. 16.

The charges stemmed from a traffic stop on Oct. 24 in Lake Lillian. A Kandiyohi County Sheriff's deputy stopped Koepp's vehicle for having tires that extended past the fenders of the vehicle and smelled marijuana smoke when he spoke to the driver and passenger.

In a search of the vehicle, the deputy found numerous items of drug paraphernalia and bags containing 64 grams of marijuana, which is about 2¼ ounces.