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Walker man sentenced for meth charge, charges against woman dismissed


WALKER-- A Walker man arrested for felony drug sale after Leech Lake Tribal Police and the Paul Bunyan Drug Task Force executed a search warrant and found methamphetamine, prescription pills and firearms in April at his residence has been sentenced to a year in jail. Charges against the woman he was arrested with were dismissed.

Joshua White, 21, was charged with five felony level drug offenses and a firearm charge. He pleaded guilty to one count of first-degree drug sale in June. All other charges were dismissed. A 98-month prison sentenced was stayed for 10 years, and White was sentenced July 27 to 365 days in the Cass County Jail. He was credited with 97 days time served and placed on 10 years supervised probation.

Diana White, 45, was arrested with Joshua White at a residence near Walker on April 22. Inside the residence, authorities found a total of 13.4 grams of suspected methamphetamine, 271 prescription pills and a .22 caliber long rifle. Diana White was facing the same drug charges along with a child endangerment charge, however all charges were dismissed July 30.


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