Lyon County Sheriff’s Office

Lyon County Sheriff’s Office

LARCHWOOD—A 42-year-old Luverne, MN, woman was cited about 10:15 p.m. Saturday, Jan. 11, on charges of possession of a controlled substance — marijuana and possession of drug paraphernalia about five miles northwest of Larchwood.

The arrest of Jillian Renee Kruger stemmed from a deputy on foot patrol observing a marijuana joint in the cup holder of the center console a 2001 Chevrolet Impala in the parking lot of Grand Falls Casino & Golf Resort, according to the Lyon County Sheriff’s Office.

The vehicle later was observed leaving the casino and a stop was initiated near the intersection of Highway 9 and 100th Street intersection near the Minnesota border, according to the Lyon County Sheriff’s Office.

A strong odor of marijuana was detected and Kruger, a passenger, admitted to having moved the marijuana joint from the center console to inside of the seat cushion, according to court documents.