Morrison County Sheriff’s Office
August 23, 2023
The Morrison County Sheriff’s Office reports that on 8-21-2023 at approximately 6:44 am, their office received a traffic complaint on a vehicle traveling north on Highway 10. A Morrison County Deputy later observed a vehicle matching the description and observed traffic violations prior to initiating a traffic stop on Highway 10 near Highway 27, in the city of Little Falls.
The deputy observed signs of impairment and conducted field sobriety testing and found the driver under the influence of a controlled substance. During a search of the vehicle deputies located over a half of pound of suspected methamphetamine. The driver, identified as 41-year-old Robert Wasche, from Frazee MN, was subsequently arrested for suspicion of DWI and Possession of a Controlled Substance. Charges are pending with the Morrison County Attorney’s Office.
Sheriff Shawn Larsen credits the collaboration between the public and the deputies involved in this case. Thanks to the concerned citizen calling in the complaint, a dangerous driver and a lot of dangerous and illegal drugs were removed from our streets. Seizing the narcotics is a significant achievement in the ongoing efforts to combat drug-related issues.