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Callaway man accused of selling meth

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A Callaway man made his first appearance Tuesday in Becker County District Court on felony charges of selling drugs and drug possession.

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Wayne Allen Gjerde, 47, of 115 Wisconsin St., Callaway, has been charged in connection with two separate incidents.

He is accused of selling 1.3 grams of methamphetamine to a confidential informant of the West Central Minnesota Drug Task Force on June 20, for $200 in cash.

When officers executed a warrant for his arrest on that charge on Nov. 23, a pat down search of Gjerde yielded about a half gram of meth in various small baggies, taken from his pockets.

He is currently in custody at the Becker County Jail pending his next court appearance, at a Dec. 19 omnibus hearing. His bail has ben set at $15,000 with conditions, or $30,000 without conditions.

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