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Man charged with possession, DWI

Marshall Lee Johnson, 30, of 21001 County Road 22, Detroit Lakes has been charged in Becker County District Court with two felony counts of fifth-degree controlled substance crime, possession. He is also charged with gross misdemeanor third-degree DWI.

On June 28 a trooper on patrol on Highway 10 allegedly clocked him driving 74 mph in a 65 mph zone, according to court records.

His blood alcohol level allegedly tested at .09. The trooper allegedly found a number of small plastic baggies of meth in the glove box and on his person when he was booked into the Becker County Jail.

On Tuesday, District Judge Joe Evans set bail or bond at $2,500, with a number of conditions. His next court appearance is Aug. 4.