Man Pleads Guilty in Massive Minnesota Methamphetamine Bust
MINNEAPOLIS (AP) -- A north Minneapolis man has pleaded guilty in connection
with what federal authorities believe to be the largest single methamphetamine
bust in Minnesota history.
Federal prosecutors say 34-year-old Fernando Ramos-Meza pleaded guilty
Wednesday to conspiring to distribute about 191 pounds of meth. Ramos-Meza and three other suspects were indicted in November.
U.S. Attorney Erica MacDonald says officers with the Canon River Drug Task
Force found the drugs along with a sawed-off pump shotgun during a search in
MacDonald says the quantities of meth coming into Minnesota continue to rise
and the ``destruction that comes with it cannot be understated.''