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Seven arrested in Hewitt drug raids

Authorities arrested seven after seizing methamphetamine and cash during raids of two homes Monday in Hewitt.

Todd County sheriff’s deputies, along with agents from the from the West Central Minnesota Drug Task Force and Central Minnesota Violent Offender Task force, searched 521 N. Wisconsin St. and 712 E. 2nd Ave. in the town of 266 nine miles south of Wadena. They recovered more than two ounces of suspected meth and more than $5,000, among other items allegedly related to the distribution of controlled substances, according to a Todd County County Sheriff’s Office news release.

Authorities arrested Erin Elizabeth Biksen, 28-year-old Dale Jeremy Camacho, 39-year-old Charles Arthur Biksen and 24-year-old Jennifer Marie Tentler - all of Hewitt - as well as Wadena resident Jessie Allan McManigle, 35, along with 50-year-old Darrel Leigh Biksen and 53-year-old Jeffrey James Blaha, both of Sebeka.

They were taken to the Todd County Jail to await formal charges.

A previous version of this story included a name of someone who was not arrested, based on information provided by the Todd County Sheriff's Office, which issued a correction late Wednesday afternoon.