Dassel Man Arrested in Hutchinson and Faces Drug/Alcohol Related Charges


A Dassel man with an active warrant was arrested in Hutchinson Monday afternoon after police got a tip that he was at the Speedway convenience store on Highway 7 West.

Authorities say 31-year-old Justin Thomas Delare had a Department of Corrections active warrant and was on supervised release from prison for a 1st degree drug conviction. 

Police responded to the area and located Delare in a red pickup truck. 

Delare was backing from parked position and advised to pull back forward and exit the vehicle. 

Police say during the investigation, Delare displayed signs of being under the influence of a controlled substance. He was taken into custody and police got a search warrant for his vehicle. Inside the pickup, an officer located a methamphetamine pipe.

Delare was later transported to the McLeod County Jail and has been charged with Controlled substance in the 5th Degree and 3rd Degree DWI- Refusal to submit.


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