Charges Filed in Mora Meth Bust

Wednesday, March 11th, 2009 at 5:26 am
Sheriff Steve Schulz

Sheriff Steve Schulz

The man arrested during a methamphetamine bust in Mora, Sunday, that resulted in the hospitalization of Sheriff Steve Schulz, made his initial appearance in Kanabec County Court, Tuesday.

Timothy Voss, 43, of Mora is charged with three counts including attempted manufacture of methamphetamine and Possess Methamphetamine Precursors with Intent to Manufacture.  The first charge carries a max penalty of 15 years in prison and/or a $500,000 fine.  The second is punishable by 10 years imprisonment and/or a $20,000 fine.

Members of the Kanabec County Sheriff’s Office ERT and North Central Drug Task force executed the warrant at 2365 195th Avenue in Mora around 5:45 p.m Sunday.

According to the criminal complaint, sheriff’s officials found a cooler that contained anhydrous ammonia and a one gallon jar that contained coffee filters with substances that are consistent with meth.

Schulz was hospitalized after opening the cooler and became exposed to the fumes.  The sheriff tells the Kanabec County Times he is doing well and is back to work.

Voss remains in the Kanabec County Jail, along with Julie Ann Taylor, 43, was also arrested for an outstanding warrant from Chisago County.

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