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Braham Man Faces Serious Charges On Possession Of Meth

Thursday, February 3rd, 2011 at 10:36 am

A man from Braham was charged on Monday (Jan. 31) for first-degree possession of drugs, after police say he tried to dispose of a pound of methamphetamine before they could catch him.

Benjamin Gerard Lamb, 36, was charged with possessing about 1 pound, or 453 grams, of methamphetamine, a charge that carries a sentence of 4 to 40 years in prison and/or a $1 million fine.

Lamb was supposedly driving over the speed limit in Braham when an officer attempted pulled him over. Police say Lamb stopped the car, got out, and fled into a snow covered field.

Lamb was arrested for having a suspended license and his vehicle was towed. When walking the route where Lamb had fled, an officer discovered a bag filled with a substance that field-tested positive for meth.

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