Drug Bust Leads to Two Arrests Near Walker
Cass County Sheriff Tom Burch reports that on August 6th, 2021, pursuant to an ongoing investigation into the sales and use of controlled substances, Investigators with the Cass County Sheriff’s Office and Leech Lake Tribal Police Department conducted a search warrant at a residence in Turtle Lake Twp, rural Walker, MN. Several items of suspected controlled substance were seized from the residence, including approximately 104 grams of suspected methamphetamine, 2,151 grams of suspected marijuana, 141 grams of psilocybin mushrooms, 1,736 grams of psilocybin mushrooms candy bars, 476 grams of suspected marijuana wax, multiple items of drug paraphernalia. In addition, US Currency related to the sale of controlled substances as well as firearms and ammunition were found and seized as evidence.
Located and arrested at the residence were: Cory White age 42, of Walker MN and Deon’dre Gale, age 19, of Walker MN. Formal charges relating to 1st Degree Controlled Substance Sales and Possession, 5th Degree Sales and Possession, Felon in Possession of Firearms and Child Endangerment, are pending on both.
Sheriff Burch reports that many of these investigations start with an anonymous tip and encourages you to submit tips and information to our agency through Crime Stoppers of Minnesota. Tips can be submitted safety and anonymously through the website at http://crimestoppersmn.org/ or by calling 1-800-222-8477.