An Onamia woman, Melissa Joan Nickaboine, age 22, has been arrested on a warrant and charged with two felony drug charges.
According to the criminal complaint:
On or about Sept. 11, Mille Lacs Tribal Police arrested Melissa Nickaboine on active warrants at her Onamia residence. Nickaboine was then transported to the Mille Lacs County jail where she was searched. According to the complaint, jail staff located a large amount of cash in Nickaboine’s bra with 42 denominations of $100 bills, one $20 bill and three $1 bills for a total of $4,223. Jail staff also located a plastic baggie containing substances that field tested positive for methamphetamine and heroin in Nickaboine’s person.
Each of the two counts of fifth-degree drug possession come with a five-year prison sentence and/or a $10,000 fine.