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Meeker Co. sheriff seeking information on portable meth lab

GROVE CITY -- The Meeker County Sheriff is seeking information from citizens about an apparent portable methamphetamine lab found Tuesday just east of Grove City.

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According to Sheriff Jeff Norlin, a deputy responded around 11:45 a.m. Tuesday to a report of a suspicious package located in a culvert along County Road 11 just east of Grove City.

The item was a duffel bag containing items consistent with those included in a portable meth lab. The Minnesota Duty Officer and officials at the Bureau of Criminal Apprehension were contacted, along with a certified cleanup company, to properly dispose of the meth lab and waste.

The Sheriff's Office is working with the CEE VI Drug and Gang Task Force on this case. Norlin is asking anyone with information to call the Sheriff's Office. Tipsters can also remain anonymous by calling the confidential tip line at 320-693-5411 or toll-free at 866-333-3366, or you may call Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-TIPS (8744). You may also text your tip into Crime Stoppers by texting "TIP674 plus your message" to CRIMES (274637).

Theft

WILLMAR -- The theft of items from vehicles was reported around 7:15 a.m. Wednesday along the 600 block of 33rd Street Northwest.

WILLMAR -- The theft of a Kindle reader was reported around 10:15 a.m. Wednesday along the 900 block of Willmar Avenue Southeast.

Property damage

SPICER -- A case of property damage was reported around 1 p.m. Wednesday along Agnes Street.

District Court

Kandiyohi County

n Jordan Dean DeGrote, 21, of Raymond, pleaded guilty and was sentenced Tuesday on a misdemeanor charge of property damage.

As part of a plea agreement, a felony charge of first-degree burglary and a misdemeanor theft charge were dismissed. He was sentenced to 45 days in jail, which was stayed, a $200 fine and one year of probation.

The charges were filed after Dec. 5, 2011, when a woman reported that DeGrote had burglarized her home on Dec. 5 by forcing his way in, causing damage to the door. She reported that he grabbed her cell phone and left after she threatened to call law enforcement.

This is the records summary for Oct. 25.

Meeker Co. sheriff seeking information on portable meth lab

GROVE CITY -- The Meeker County Sheriff is seeking information from citizens about an apparent portable methamphetamine lab found Tuesday just east of Grove City.

According to Sheriff Jeff Norlin, a deputy responded around 11:45 a.m. Tuesday to a report of a suspicious package located in a culvert along County Road 11 just east of Grove City.

The item was a duffel bag containing items consistent with those included in a portable meth lab. The Minnesota Duty Officer and officials at the Bureau of Criminal Apprehension were contacted, along with a certified cleanup company, to properly dispose of the meth lab and waste.

The Sheriff's Office is working with the CEE VI Drug and Gang Task Force on this case. Norlin is asking anyone with information to call the Sheriff's Office. Tipsters can also remain anonymous by calling the confidential tip line at 320-693-5411 or toll-free at 866-333-3366, or you may call Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-TIPS (8744). You may also text your tip into Crime Stoppers by texting "TIP674 plus your message" to CRIMES (274637).

Theft

WILLMAR -- The theft of items from vehicles was reported around 7:15 a.m. Wednesday along the 600 block of 33rd Street Northwest.

WILLMAR -- The theft of a Kindle reader was reported around 10:15 a.m. Wednesday along the 900 block of Willmar Avenue Southeast.

Property damage

SPICER -- A case of property damage was reported around 1 p.m. Wednesday along Agnes Street.

District Court

Kandiyohi County

- Jordan Dean DeGrote, 21, of Raymond, pleaded guilty and was sentenced Tuesday on a misdemeanor charge of property damage.

As part of a plea agreement, a felony charge of first-degree burglary and a misdemeanor theft charge were dismissed. He was sentenced to 45 days in jail, which was stayed, a $200 fine and one year of probation.

The charges were filed after Dec. 5, 2011, when a woman reported that DeGrote had burglarized her home on Dec. 5 by forcing his way in, causing damage to the door. She reported that he grabbed her cell phone and left after she threatened to call law enforcement.

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