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High bail set for two men caught with 50 grams heroin on Highway 10 in Becker County

High bail amounts were set for two Minneapolis men allegedly caught with more than 50 grams of heroin in their vehicle.

Titus Terrell Martin, 43, and Guntallwon Karloyea Brown, 29, both of Minneapolis, were arrested and charged in Becker County District Court with felony first-degree controlled substance crime.

According to court records, on March 6 a state trooper saw their vehicle weaving in and out of the westbound traffic lane on Highway 10 in Becker County. Martin was driving. The trooper allegedly smelled marijuana in their vehicle and his K9 dog hit strong on the center console. The drink panel and molding were removed and a bag of light brown powder was found. It allegedly field-tested for heroin and weighed 51.19 grams with packaging.

According to a news release, officers with the West Central Drug and Violent Crime Task Force, Headwaters Safe Trail Task Force and Paul Bunyan Task Force were involved in the investigation. The heroin has a street value of over $15,000.

On March 8, both men appeared before Becker County District Judge Gretchen Thilmony, who set bond for Martin at $70,000 with standard conditions of release or $120,000 without conditions.

Bond for Brown was set at $60,000 with standard conditions of release or $100,000 without conditions.

An omnibus hearing was set for March 25.