SLEEPY EYE - Three Sleepy Eye men were arrested Wednesday in connection with a drug investigation being carried out by the Brown/Lyon/Redwood/Renville Drug Task Force.
Task force agents, along with the Brown County Sheriff's Office used a search warrant on a possible synthetic marijuana manufacturing operation. Agents confiscated several pounds of a substance believed to be synthetic marijuana, chemicals used the manufacture of the drug, and several firearms.
Three men were taken into custody and taken to the Brown County LEC. Charges were filed against Michael Anthony Ramirez, 45, Braulio Ramirez, 49, and Michael Anthony Ramirez Jr, 22.
The investigation is continuing, and officers expect further arrests to be made in the future.