Four Arrested in St. Cloud Meth Lab, Drug Investigation
ST. CLOUD -- Four people were arrested on several drug charges, including operating a meth lab Tuesday morning.
The incident happen inside a home at 934 Longview Drive in St. Cloud.
The Central Minnesota Violent Offender Task Force used a search warrant after receiving information of possible drug dealing occurring in the home.
During the search a meth lab was found along with numerous chemicals used for making methamphetamine.
Commander Steve Soyka says based on the chemicals found inside, the DEA was called in to clean up the hazardous waste and the St. Cloud health inspector condemned the home.
All parties inside the home were arrested and taken to the Sherburne County Jail awaiting formal charges.
28-year-old Jason Rau, of St. Cloud, was arrested for an active warrant for 4th degree controlled substance charges and possession of a sawed off shotgun, 47-year-old David Turner, of St. Cloud, was arrested for a felony level Department of Corrections warrant, and 21-year-old Dragon Wood-Hillman, of St. Cloud, was arrested for a DANCO violation warrant.
The homeowner, 43-year-old Dhanrajia Brooks, was also arrested and may face charges of 1st degree manufacturing of a controlled substance, pending official state lab analysis.
This was the second search warrant used at the home in the past five months.