Gloria Olson, Minot, charged with intent to deliver meth, marijuana

Gloria Jean Olson, 59, Minot, is charged in district court in Minot with Class B felony possession with intent to deliver methamphetamine, Class B felony possession with intent to deliver marijuana, two counts of Class C felony possession of drug paraphernalia and Class A misdemeanor possession of marijuana.

According to a probable cause affidavit filed with the court, Minot police received a tip that there were drug deals going on at 506 6th Street SW, Apt. L. They passed the tip to the Ward County Narcotics Task Force, which conducted surveillance outside the apartment and spotted signs of drug dealing activity.

On Aug. 4, the task force searched the contents of trash bags set out of the home. The bags contained items associated with Olson, used and broken needles, a large empty butane container, four small plastic bags containing suspected methamphetamine residue, and an expended .45 caliber pistol cartridge. The officers obtained a search warrant for Olson’s apartment. Inside the apartment they found pipes, scrapers and bags with suspected meth residue and a scale with suspected meth and marijuana residue.

Olson’s purse contained glass pipes, two small bags with suspected meth and two bags of suspected marijuana.


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