Backus Drug Investigation Results in Arrest
Backus, MN –Cass County Sheriff Tom Burch reports that on November 20th 2021, pursuant to an ongoing investigation into the sales and use of controlled substances, Investigators with the Cass County Sheriff’s Office conducted a search warrant at a residence in the City of Backus MN. Several items of drug activity, paraphernalia and drug sales were located and seized from inside the residence, including approximately 26.5 grams of suspected methamphetamine.
Located and arrested at the residence was Scott Orth, age 61 of Backus MN. Formal charges relating to 1st Degree Controlled Substance Sales and Possession are pending.
Sheriff Burch reports that many of these investigations start with an anonymous tip and encourages you to submit tips and information to our agency through Crime Stoppers of Minnesota. Tips can be submitted safety and anonymously through the website at http://crimestoppersmn.org/ or by calling 1-800-222-8477.