User uShare Login | Register
Login
Register

Along with posting photos, videos, and stories, your uShare account lets you post Classified Ads, recipes on What's For Dinner, and Announcements.


56° View Weather Current Conditions Sioux Falls Change Location
Set Weather Options

RADAR LOCATION

TEMPERATURE LOCATION

Share your Photos, Videos, and Stories on uShare! Click here to get started.

News

[0] My Saved Articles
Find local businesses
on the KELO Pages!

 

45 Grams Of Meth Found In Latest Drug Bust

December 6, 2012, 11:34 AM by Shawn Neisteadt

45 Grams Of Meth Found In Latest Drug Bust
Lester Estenson, Nov. 2012

SIOUX FALLS, SD -

A man is behind bars for the second time in just a month after a drug bust in Sioux Falls.

The Sioux Falls Area Drug Force carried out a search warrant at 816 North French Avenue just after 7 o'clock Wednesday night.  That's near east 2nd Street and North Cliff Avenue. 

This is the second time authorities searched this home.  Last month, three arrests were made and authorities found a large amount of pills used to make meth, cocaine, marijuana and other drug paraphernalia.

Wednesday night, authorities only made one arrest.  Lester Estenson, who lives in the home, was arrested after authorities found a substantial amount of drugs, a gun and money inside the home.  Estenson faces several charges including possession of controlled substance, intent to distribute and maintaining a residence where drugs are used.

Authorities are telling us that during a typical drug bust about 2 grams of meth are usually confiscated.  But Wednesday night's raid turned up more than 45 grams plus $8,000 in cash.

Previous Story

Next Story


RELATED STORIES
Sponsored
Find Local Businesses on KELO Pages!

View news

You may also like

Homeowner, Firefighter Dead After Overnight House Fire

4/13/2015 7:34 AM

According to Brandon Police Chief David Kull, 47-year-old homeowner David Smith was transported to a Sioux Falls hospital where he was pronounced dead...

Full Story
Procession Held For Fallen Volunteer Firefighter

4/13/2015 10:49 AM

Several law enforcement agencies assisted in a procession to transport a firefighter who died in a Brandon house fire.

Full Story
6 Arrested In Sex Trafficking Investigations

4/13/2015 10:15 AM

The arrests were made following investigations into sex trafficking in Sioux Falls by the South Dakota Division of Criminal Investigation and Internet...

Full Story
Man Arrested For 1989 Minnehaha County Homicide

4/17/2015 9:47 AM

57-year-old Kim Leroy Aune was arrested by authorities in Lee County, Florida in connection with the 1989 death of Kimberly Eidsness.

Full Story
11 Year Old SF Student Faces Drug & Assault Charges

4/16/2015 12:12 PM

An 11-year-old Patrick Henry Middle School student is charged with aggravated assault and possession of a weapon after bringing a BB gun to school.

Full Story


Events