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Three arrested, charged after drug search at Olivia home

OLIVIA -- Three people were arrested Thursday and made their first court appearances Monday in Renville County District Court on drug-selling charges.

According to a news release from the Olivia Police Department, Rey David Guerrero, 26, and Jessica Elizabeth Munoz-Guerrero, 22, of Olivia, and Charles Manual Willert, 27, of Hector, were arrested after as search warrant was served Thursday on a home along Cedar Avenue in Olivia.

Olivia officers, and officers from the Renville County Sheriff's Office and CEE-VI Drug Task Force, served the warrant and discovered drugs, a gun, money and other evidence of narcotics trafficking.

Guerrero was charged with five felonies, including two first-degree drug sale charges and two fifth-degree drug sale and possession charges.

He also faces a felony charge for storing chemical substances in the presence of a child. He pleaded not guilty to the charges and is scheduled to make his next court appearance on Jan. 29. Unconditional bail was set at $100,000 and conditional bail was set at $60,000.

Munoz-Guerrero faces the same five charges as Guerrero. Conditional release was allowed on her personal recognizance.

Willert was charged with a fifth-degree controlled substance possession crime.

Unconditional bail was set at $20,000 and conditional bail was set at $10,000.

Gretchen Schlosser

Gretchen Schlosser is the public safety reporter, and writes about agriculture occasionally, for the West Central Tribune. She's been with the Tribune since 2006 and has 17 years of experience working in news, media and communications. 

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