Four charged in Osakis meth bustOn Friday, four Osakis residents were charged with felony drug crimes for their alleged connection to the possession and sale of methamphetamine drugs.
By: Amy Chaffins, Alexandria Echo Press
On Friday, four Osakis residents were charged with felony drug crimes for their alleged connection to the possession and sale of methamphetamine drugs.
On Thursday, September 22, acting on a search warrant at 305 West Main Street in Osakis, law enforcement reportedly interrupted a drug deal, found meth at the house and made the arrests.
The following residents have been charged with felony-level meth possession and sale crimes: Brenda Lyn Nelson, 50; Kyle Lee Nelson, 19; Shaun Dexter Chermak, 28; and Karl Dean Shroyer, 49.
According to law enforcement, Brenda Nelson, Chermak and Shroyer were part of the drug deal that happened in a garage at the residence last Thursday.
Brenda Nelson, Chermak and Shroyer are charged with 3rd degree controlled substance crimes and, if convicted, face up to 30 years in prison, a $250,000 fine, or both.
Kyle Nelson was charged with a 5th degree controlled substance crime and, if convicted, faces up to five years in prison, a $10,000 fine, or both.
In a press release, agents reported that more charges are expected for others also living at the residence.
The West Central Minnesota Narcotics Task Force, Osakis Police Department and Douglas County Sheriff’s Office assisted at the scene.