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Meth bust leads to six arrests

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On June 5, a nine-month investigation culminated with the arrest of six people on drug-related charges.

According to a news release from the Todd County Sheriff's Office, several search and arrest warrants were issued for methamphetamine sales in the Staples area.


Five law enforcement agencies took part in executing the search warrants at the following locations on June 5:

• 200 block of Dakota Avenue SE, Staples;

• Wisconsin Avenue SE, Staples; and

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Amy Chaffins
Amy Chaffins is a journalist working for the Echo Press newspaper. After graduating from St. Cloud State University, Amy’s first job was at KSAX-TV working as an anchor and reporter. From 2003-2010, Amy worked as an editor and reporter for the Pope County Tribune and Starbuck Times newspapers. During her journalism career, Amy earned writing and photography awards from the Associated Press, Minnesota Newspaper Association and Society of Professional Journalists. Amy and her husband, Brandon, live in Alexandria and together write “He Sez, She Sez,” a humor column in the local women’s magazine, Chicz
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