Investigation into cocaine dealing leads to arrest of Mankato man, faces three Felony drug charges

By |2018-07-09T08:47:11-05:00July 9th, 2018|

A complaint to Mankato Police that three men where dealing cocaine on the patio at a restaurant on East Walnut Street led the arrest of a Mankato man on Thursday. Authorities report the complainant observed a small plastic baggie containing a white powdery substance underneath a coaster on the table. An officer drove into the nearby parking ramp and found the three males. Police say 29-year old Anthony Alan Weingartz allegedly admitted that he was in possession of cocaine. According to the report, a search of Weingartz turned up four plastic baggies containing approximately 9.04-grams of cocaine along with 748-dollars in [...]

Two men charged after Mankato Police make drug bust during traffic stop

By |2018-05-10T15:58:32-05:00May 10th, 2018|

Two men are facing numerous charges after Mankato Police pulled over a vehicle and the driver was reportedly under the influence of cocaine. Court documents say 19-year old Amnabear Omot Nyigwo was pulled over on April 20 and an Officer smelled marijuana emitting from the vehicle. During a search, the suspect reportedly fled on foot but was apprehended after a short foot pursuit.   Authorities say they located 6-grams of marijuana, 18-grams of cocaine and prescription pills during the search of the suspects. Nyigwo is facing seven charges that include Felony 3rd Degree Possession of Drugs and Misdemeanor Felling from Police. The other [...]

Warrant issued for Mankato man after alleged assault, seizure of 22-grams of cocaine

By |2018-03-27T13:58:50-05:00March 27th, 2018|

A Mankato man is facing serious drug and assault charges after Police responded to the report of an intoxicated woman who had fallen down stairs at a local hotel on Friday night. According to the complaint, the victim stated that she was pushed down the stairs after telling 28-year old Devin Deon Taylor that she would not sell narcotics for him. The suspect was reportedly stashing large amount of cocaine inside his hotel room and the woman began to fear for her safety when Officers arrived.  Mankato Police say they observed security footage that showed Taylor left the hotel after the [...]

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