An Onamia man, Loyn Tristin Dehyle, 24, has been arrested and charged with drug possession and operating a motor vehicle under the influence of a controlled substance.
According to the complaint:
On July 11, Minnesota State Patrol were near the Grand Market in Onamia and observed a vehicle parked at the market facing the wrong way in the fire lane. The vehicle was occupied and running. State troopers made contact with the driver, identified as Dehyle, who displayed numerous signs of impairment including shaking, constricted pupils, visible recent injection marks, and heavy sweating. Dehyle’s license had been previously revoked.
Dehyle was arrested, and when searched, law enforcement found a used drug baggie with residue in the defendant’s pocket, along with two paper bindles. According to the complaint, Dehyle admitted the substance was heroin. A search warrant was obtained, and blood results are pending.
Dehyle has a prior conviction for controlled substance crime dating from 2016.
The drug possession felony charge comes with 5 years in prison and/or a $10,000 fine. The operating a motor vehicle under the influence of a controlled substance DWI felony misdemeanor charge comes with a 90 day jail sentence and/or a $1,000 fine.