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BREAKING NEWS: Three arrested in Owatonna drug bust

SWAT, Owatonna, drug bust, 2024

Three people are facing charges after a drug bust in Owatonna Friday afternoon.

Owatonna Police said at approximately 3:15 p.m., a search warrant operation was conducted at 563 Glendale St. in Owatonna. The operation was conducted by the Owatonna Police, the Steele County Sheriff’s Office, the South Central Drug Investigation Unit, and the South Central Drug Investigation Unit SWAT Team.

According to police, the search warrant was the result of an ongoing narcotics trafficking investigation. Two females, identified as Dessa Rae Chambers and Miranda Jamie McNamara, were arrested at the residence and transported to the Steele County Detention Center, police said.

Prior to the search warrant operation on Glendale Street, at approximately 2:57 p.m., a man, identified as Wade Garret Wagner, associated with the same address, was arrested at the Kwik Trip on Landmark Drive, police said, adding Wagner was also transported to jail.

Criminal charges related to the three arrested subjects are pending.

This is an active and ongoing criminal investigation, police said.


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