57 pot plants seized

Kevin Pedlar, 43, was arrested at his Blue Hill Township residence following the execution of a search warrant of his home. According to Sherburne County Sheriff Joel Brott, sheriff’s deputies were at the residence in the 18600 block of 325th Avenue on January 3 at about 1:30 p.m. to arrest Pedlar on outstanding warrants. While in the home, deputies detected the strong odor of marijuana and obtained the search warrant.

An indoor marijuana grow operation was discovered in which 57 plants were being raised. Pedlar was arrested and held pending his arraignment for the 5th degree controlled substance violation.