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Drug bust in Austin; shooting suspect charged in Carlton

Posted by: Curt Brown Updated: November 14, 2012 - 4:11 PM

Let's paint the latest Minnesota crime news with numbers:

Eighty: That's how many prior warrants were pending in the case of Patrick Lussier, a suspect who allegedly was involved in a shooting on the Fond du Lac Reservation near Cloquet on Sunday. Carlton County Attorney Thom Pertler said Lussier, of Welch, had 80 prior warrants and bragged about being a member of the Native Mob gang. He was charged with seven counts, including second-degree assault with the deadly weapon.

Here''s a link to the story from the Northland News Center website.

Meanwhile, a morning drug raid on an Albert Lea home Tuesday prompted these numbers, according to the Albert Lea Tribune story:

43: firearms seized during the raid.

1.1: pounds of hallucinogenic mushrooms found along with,

5.1: ounces of marijuana and

4: grams of meth.

10: age of a child found sleeping in the basement when drug agents from Waseca, Faribault, Steele and Freeborn counties joined SWAT team members in the raid.

 

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