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Minnesota man pleads guilty to felony drug charge

A Minnesota man pleaded guilty Tuesday to a felony drug charge relating to a Jan. 10 traffic stop in Mitchell. Nicholas James Siedow , 22, of New Prague, Minn., was arrested after a South Dakota Highway Patrol trooper found between a quarter- and...

A Minnesota man pleaded guilty Tuesday to a felony drug charge relating to a Jan. 10 traffic stop in Mitchell.

Nicholas James Siedow , 22, of New Prague, Minn., was arrested after a South Dakota Highway Patrol trooper found between a quarter- and a half-ounce of marijuana and a prescription drug known as methylphenidate, which is used to treat ADHD.

In exchange for Siedow's guilty plea to possession of a controlled substance, the state agreed to drop three other drug-related charges.

A presentence investigation was ordered and sentencing was set for August.

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