St. Cloud man charged with felony possession of meth

Devron Lee Blood, 25, St. Cloud, was charged Aug. 4 in Morrison County District Court with one felony count of fifth degree possession of a controlled substance.

After being picked up on a warrant for his arrest, Blood was asked to empty his pockets while at the Morrison County Jail. One item removed was allegedly a baggie containing a white powdery substance which later field-tested positive for methamphetamine.

According to the criminal complaint, Blood acknowledged purchasing the methamphetamine in Brainerd and that he used the drug on a weekly basis.

If convicted, Blood faces a maximum penalty of five years in prison and/or a $10,000 fine.