Traffic stop leads to meth arrests
June 10, 2022
Three men were arrested last week after a traffic stop led to the discovery of a pound of methamphetamine Friday, June 3.
Driver Mark Arthur Locken, 43, and passengers Donald Richard LaBlanc, 63, and Dean Wayne Olds, 56, were each charged in Carlton County Court Monday with one count of first-degree drug possession, for allegedly having more than 50 grams of meth, a Schedule II controlled substance. Bail was set at $100,000 or $10,000 cash for LaBlanc and $100,000 for Olds and Locken.
According to the criminal complaint, Carlton County deputy Nils Hansen had been advised by the Pine County...