Rochester, MN (KROC-AM News) – A 20-year-old Rochester male has actually been sentenced to 5 years probation for a drug bust that took place previously this year in a downtown Rochester apartment building utilized by the University of Minnesota-Rochester for trainee real estate.
The criminal problem versus Ronald John Christenson states Rochester authorities reacted to the Residence at Discovery Square apartment building in the 500 block of Third Avenue Southwest on the afternoon of April 18 to help in the healing of a gun. The court record states UMR security asked for an officer standby as they carried out a search based upon a report from Christenson’s roomie that he had a weapon in the home.
The search by UMR security resulted in the discovery of thought methamphetamine in a luggage, in addition to cannabis, drug stuff, $890 in money, a digital scale, and numerous rounds of ammo. Rochester authorities then acquired a search warrant and took more than 53 grams of meth and the other products.
The court file suggests Christenson was later situated in the UMR Chancellor’s workplace and was nabbed. The charges declared authorities discovered a crammed 9mm pistol tucked into his waistband.
Christenson today got in guilty pleas to a charge of first-degree drug sales and a misdemeanor count of having a handgun without an authorization in a public location. In exchange, Olmsted County district attorneys dropped another first-degree drug charge and a gross misdemeanor weapons-related charge.
See the Must-Drive Roads in Every State