Rochester Phone Thief Suspected of Dealing Drugs
Rochester, MN (KROC AM News) - A Rochester woman who police say returned to the scene of an earlier crime got herself into bigger trouble when some illegal drugs were found in her car.
Police were contacted Saturday by the Casey’s General Store on Marion Rd. about a woman who was there. She was suspected of stealing an employee’s phone two days earlier.
Officers were able to make a traffic stop and identified the woman as 25-year-old Katlyn Murphy-Tasler.
They found several stolen phones in her car. They also found an ounce of cocaine and 3 ½ ounces of K2, or synthetic marijuana, as well as paraphernalia, indicating she was selling drugs.
She was arrested on multiple drug charges.
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