Drug arrest in Menards parking lot

On 1/09/13 investigators from the Sherburne County Drug Task Force (DTF) arrested Andrew Wetzel, 22, St. Cloud, MN for 1st Wetzeldegree sale of a controlled substance, methamphetamine and 5th degree possession of a controlled substance, methamphetamine and booked him into the Sherburne County Jail.

According to Sheriff Joel Brott, investigators with the DTF, while conducting a narcotics investigation, observed a drug transaction occur in the Menards parking lot within the City of Elk River, MN.  Investigators, upon completion of the transaction, arrested Wetzel and took him into custody without incident.  On scene, investigators seized 2 ounces of methamphetamine, cash and Wetzel’s motor vehicle.

Wetzel was booked into the Sherburne County Jail, where he remains pending arraignment.  The DTF was assisted by the Elk River Police Department.