Drug Investigation in Backus Results in Arrests and Drugs Seized
Cass County Sheriff Tom Burch reports that on February 16th 2022, 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, drug sales and ammunition were located and seized from inside the residence, including approximately 10 grams of suspected methamphetamine and 21 dosage units of Clonazepam.
Located and arrested at the residence were Deb Maus, age 69 of Backus MN, and Jason Dailey, age 32 of Backus MN. Formal charges relating to Controlled Substance 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.