Drug bust in Sherburne County

On 2/7/12 the Sherburne County Drug Task Force arrested Lashun Witherspoon Jr., male, 19, Elk River,


MN for 1st degree possession of cocaine and 3rd degree possession of heroin, Jameela Wright, female, 22, Elk River, for 5th degree possession of marijuana and Jessica Gabrielson, female, 27, Minneapolis, MN for 5th degree possession of marijuana.


According to Sheriff Joel Brott, the Sherburne County Drug Task Force (DTF) had conducted an investigation into suspected drug activity at 18026 Vance Cir NW, Elk River, MN.  That investigation allowed investigators to obtain a search warrant for the residence.


On 2/7/12 at approximately 7:00 am members of the Sherburne County DTF, the Elk River Police Department Swat Team and the Elk River Police Department executed that search warrant.  During the search, investigators found approximately 1 ounce of cocaine, over 4 grams of Heroin and over 100 grams of Marijuana, all of which had a street value of several thousand dollars.



Witherspoon Jr, Wright and Gabrielson were all arrested on scene without


incident and transported to the Sherburne County Jail where they remain pending arraignment.

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