Investigation Into Traffic Hazard Results In Arrest

Tue 8-7-2018

(Estherville)-- An investigation last week into a vehicle that was parked on the roadway just south of the intersection of Highway 9 and 430th Avenue in Emmet county resulted in the arrest of an Estherville man on drug charges.

The Emmet County Sheriff's Office says a deputy came across the vehicle shortly before 9:00 pm July 31st. A subsequent investigation resulted in the deputy finding what's alleged to be marijuana and drug paraphernalia.

The driver, 26-year-old Anthony Helmick, was arrested and charged with possession of a controlled substance...1st offense, and possession of drug paraphernalia.