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Perham man drops meth baggie on way into jail

According to court records, on Nov. 8, 2021, the man dropped a baggie containing 1.36 grams of meth, with packaging, on the floor of the sally port at the jail as he was being escorted into the booking area. He was caught on surveillance video.

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DETROIT LAKES — Hunter James Neyens, 26, of Perham has been sentenced in Becker County District Court for felony fifth-degree controlled substance crime.

According to court records, on Nov. 8, 2021, he dropped a baggie containing 1.36 grams of meth, with packaging, on the floor of the sally port at the jail as he was being escorted into the booking area. He was caught on surveillance video.

On May 2, District Judge Gretchen Thilmony stayed adjudication and continued the case.

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Neyens was ordered to serve five days in jail, with credit for five days served. He was fined $500 plus $575 in court fees and ordered to get a chemical dependency evaluation, and follow the recommendations, including aftercare. He was placed on supervised probation for five years.

Related Topics: PERHAMOTTER TAIL COUNTY
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