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Detroit Lakes man gets prison time for drug charge

region Park Rapids,Minnesota 56470
Park Rapids Enterprise
Detroit Lakes man gets prison time for drug charge
Park Rapids Minnesota PO Box 111 56470

A Detroit Lakes man was sentenced to 58 months in prison Wednesday on a drug possession charge.

Steven Taylor Wynhoff, 42, of 21031 400th Ave., Detroit Lakes, pleaded guilty July 27 to a charge of second degree possession of a controlled substance. A second felony charge for manufacture of methamphetamine was dismissed.

Wynhoff was charged in connection with a Sept. 3, 2008 incident in which special agents of the West Central Minnesota Drug Task Force searched his home after receiving a tip that he might be manufacturing meth on his property.

During the search, the agents recovered over 25 grams of a substance that later tested positive as meth, along with multiple items related to its manufacture, including containers of muriatic acid, partially burned cans that had once contained toulene solvent, a gram scale, coffee filters, razor blades and more.