LENS - Case No. 18-CR-18-4851 (2024)

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LENS - Case No. 18-CR-18-4851 (3) Probation Violation Hearing on 07/09/2024 at 10:00:00 AM
LENS - Case No. 18-CR-18-4851 (4) Probation Violation Hearing on 12/29/2022 at 09:00:00 AM-Held
LENS - Case No. 18-CR-18-4851 (5) Probation Violation Hearing on 12/28/2022 at 08:30:00 AM-Reset
LENS - Case No. 18-CR-18-4851 (6) Probation Violation Hearing on 11/18/2022 at 08:30:00 AM-Held
LENS - Case No. 18-CR-18-4851 (7) Probation Violation Hearing on 04/28/2022 at 09:00:00 AM-Held
LENS - Case No. 18-CR-18-4851 (8) Probation Violation Hearing on 04/19/2022 at 10:00:00 AM-Held
LENS - Case No. 18-CR-18-4851 (9) Probation Violation Hearing on 04/07/2022 at 11:15:00 AM-Cancelled
LENS - Case No. 18-CR-18-4851 (10) Probation Violation Hearing on 03/17/2022 at 02:30:00 PM-Held
LENS - Case No. 18-CR-18-4851 (11) Probation Violation Hearing on 02/08/2022 at 09:00:00 AM-Held
LENS - Case No. 18-CR-18-4851 (12) Probation Violation Hearing on 01/26/2022 at 08:30:00 AM-Held
LENS - Case No. 18-CR-18-4851 (13) Sentencing Hearing on 07/01/2019 at 09:00:00 AM-Held
LENS - Case No. 18-CR-18-4851 (14) Hearing on 06/17/2019 at 09:00:00 AM-Held
LENS - Case No. 18-CR-18-4851 (15) Hearing on 05/20/2019 at 09:00:00 AM-Held
LENS - Case No. 18-CR-18-4851 (16) Omnibus Hearing on 03/06/2019 at 01:30:00 PM-Reset
LENS - Case No. 18-CR-18-4851 (17) Omnibus Hearing on 03/06/2019 at 09:00:00 AM-Held
LENS - Case No. 18-CR-18-4851 (18) Omnibus Hearing on 01/09/2019 at 09:00:00 AM-Held
LENS - Case No. 18-CR-18-4851 (19) First Appearance on 12/17/2018 at 01:30:00 PM-Held
LENS - Case No. 18-CR-18-4851 (20)Charges
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Count ONE-Drugs - 3rd Degree - Sale - Narcotic

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152.023 Subd. 1(1)(Felony)

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Convicted


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Probable CauseOn December 19, 2017, Narcotics Investigator (NI) Barg met confidential informant (CI) at a predetermined location regarding a controlled purchase of methamphetamine from "Nic B", later identified as Nicholas Theodore Balsimo DOB: 11-22-1989, hereinafter "defendant." CI were initially in contact with D.L.B. over Facebook Messenger, D.L.B. put CI in contact with defendant.NI Barg searched CI and NI Loeffler searched their vehicle; no contraband was found. CI was provided with electronic surveillance equipment and prerecorded US currency. CI corresponded with defendant via telephone. CI was originally instructed to meet defendant at 1310 8th Street Southeast, Brainerd, Crow Wing County, State of Minnesota. CI did not know the location of that address and was advised by defendant to meet at the Super America Gas Station at 1223 South 6th Street, Brainerd, Crow Wing County.CI drove to Super America, where defendant met them and got in the car. CI drove defendant to defendant's house. Afterward, CI met with NI Barg at a predetermined location. CI provided a baggie with suspected methamphetamine to NI Barg. CI and their vehicle were searched for contraband; none was found. CI debriefed with NI Barg and stated the following:
  • defendant was identified with 100% certainty via a booking photo
  • CI made no unplanned stops before or after the buy
  • CI exchanged the buy money for methamphetamine from defendant while in the car

The suspected methamphetamine weighed 5.7 grams without packaging and field tested positive for methamphetamine. The suspected methamphetamine was sent to the BCA where it was determined to contain methamphetamine and weigh 5.632 grams.

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LENS - Case No. 18-CR-18-4851 (2024)

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