MANKATO, Minn. -- Following an investigation by the Minnesota River Valley Drug Force, 45-year-old Daniel Newell is charged with 1st degree drug sales and 2nd degree drug possession.

According to the complaint, authorities began investigating after receiving numerous complaints about drug-related activity at Newell's home.

During a search of Newell's trash, the Drug Task Force allegedly found multiple narcotics.

That followed with a search of his home, where authorities allegedly recovered 43 grams of cocaine, among other drug paraphernalia.

--KEYC News 12