Jackson County Drug Arrest

Jackson County Drug Arrest

Heron Lake, MN (KICD) — A traffic stop results in an arrest on drug charges.

On Wednesday, a Jackson County Sheriffs Deputy made a traffic stop on Highway 60 near Heron Lake. Upon making contact with the driver, Benjamin Hallgren of Inver Grove Heights, the deputy saw drug paraphernalia in the vehicle. The deputy asked if any other illegal items in the vehicle, Hallgren handed over a small bag of marijuana, and said there was more in the back of the vehicle.

The search yielded approximately 1.9 lbs of marijuana, and then arrested Hallgren on felony drug charges. He was booked into the Jackson County Jail, and was released after posting a $10,000 bond.

Local Headlines

in Local

Law Enforcement Reports


Numerous charges have been filed against a Florida man by the Emmet County Sheriff's Office...

in Local

Spencer Construction Update


Progress continues on two major construction projects in Spencer...

in Local

Walk At The Whistle


Communities across Iowa will take part in this year's healthiest state walk on Wednesday...

in Local

Fish Kill Traced To Sunrise Farms


A tank that contained egg washing liquid at Sunrise Farms near May City was dumped into a corn field and flowed into Stony Creek...

in Local

Fagen Staying On As City Manager

News CitySpencer1240

Spencer's City Manager had a change of heart Friday morning...