Two drug search warrants executed in Fillmore County

Two separate narcotics search warrants were executed in Canton and Preston on Wednesday, Sept. 11, according to Fillmore County Sheriff John DeGeorge.

Fillmore County sheriff’s investigators, with assistance from the Southeast Minnesota Violent Crime Enforcement Team, executed a search warrant on Hudson Street in Canton Wednesday afternoon. Suspected marijuana plants were seized from the property, along with a scale, and evidence of a marijuana grow.

A second search warrant was executed on the same day on Pleasant Street in the city of Preston by sheriff’s office investigators and the Preston Police Department. Suspected marijuana plants were also seized at this search, along with evidence of a marijuana grow.

Both cases remain under investigation, and charges are pending, said DeGeorge.