Five Pounds of Pot & Lollipops Found in Kiester

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(Blue Earth, MN) – Two residents of Kiester are facing criminal charges after a search of their home turned up weed, pills and paraphernalia.

Thirty-one-year-old Ashley Melton and 22-year-old Tyler Schroader are each charged with four felony counts of drug possession.

The complaint says their home and vehicle were searched by a deputy with the Faribault County Sheriff’s Department on September 13th. He found marijuana, marijuana wax, pills including ecstasy, codeine and oxycodone; along with a handgun, a digital scale, a bong and other drug paraphernalia.

Also found were suspected marijuana lollipops, along with the equipment needed to make them: molds, liquid flavoring and thermometers.

Authorities say the total weight of the marijuana and edibles seized was 5 pounds, 7 ounces.

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