Drugs, weapons arrest

On 12/21/12 members of the Sherburne County Sheriff’s Office Drug Task Force (DTF) arrested Marcellus Sowell, 26, Big Lake, MN, for possession of a firearm by a convicted felon, possession Sowellof marijuana, possession of drug paraphernalia and 5th degree sale of a controlled substance.

According to Sheriff Joel Brott, following an investigation into drug activity, members of the DTF executed a search warrant in the 300 block of Monroe St. in Big Lake, MN.  During the search of the residence, investigators located marijuana and drug paraphernalia as well as a handgun.  Ivestigators also seized, for forfeiture, $871.00


Sowell was arrested without incident and booked into the Sherburne County Jail where he remains pending arraignment.


The DTF was assisted by the Big Lake Police Department.