4/30/2021 3:56:00 PM Drug investigation leads to arrest
Cass County Sheriff Tom Burch reports that on April 26th 2021, pursuant to an ongoing investigation, Investigators and Deputies conducted a search warrant at a residence in the City of Backus related to the sale and use of controlled substances, specifically methamphetamine.
Located and arrested at the residence was William Shields, age 56, of Backus MN. A search of the residence was conducted, and approximately 62 grams of suspected methamphetamine was located and seized along with other drug paraphernalia and US currency. The investigation is ongoing and formal charges are pending.