Three arrested in Cass County drug bust

The Cass County Sheriff’s Office made a series of arrests Monday related to a drug investigation.

According to a release, a traffic stop in Pine River led to the arrest of one passenger, 43-year-old Theresa Mead of Pine River, for violating the terms of her probation.

Another passenger, 49-year-old William Smetana, was arrested for drug possession after a large, unspecified amount of methamphetamine was seized.

A search warrant was executed in a room at the Northern Lights Casino Hotel, where another amount of methamphetamine was seized.

Forty-seven-year-old Sherrie Smetana of St. Cloud was arrested for drug possession and child endangerment.

The Crow Wing County drug task force assisted with this investigation.

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