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Last Place on Earth owner Jim Carlson (right) listens as his attorney Randall Tigue talks to the media following a 2013 court hearing in Sixth District Court in Duluth. DULUTH NEWS TRIBUNE/Steve Kuchera

Report says Duluth business owner could serve up to 40 years for selling synthetic drugs

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DULUTH, Minn - Last Place on Earth owner Jim Carlson is facing 20 to 40 years in federal prison under the recommendation of a probation agent who conducted his presentence investigation, his attorney said Monday.


Carlson, who remains in custody after his Oct. 7 conviction on 51 counts, and defense attorney Randall Tigue have until Friday to file their objections to the recommendations. Tigue said he would seek a substantially lesser sentence.

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