Court Proceedings

Brown County

District Court

• Carter William Johansen Huffman, 20, of 204 S. Broadway, New Ulm, was charged with felony 5th-degree drug possession-not small amount of marijuana, gross misdemeanor drug possession-not small amount of marijuana and petty misdemeanor drug paraphernalia possession March 1.

According to court documents, New Ulm Police responded to a suspicious activity report by Printwear Graphics Inc., 1602 S. Broadway, at 4:08 a.m. Feb. 15. A man was reported walking back and forth, trying to flag people down. At the scene, police observed a man at 16th South Street and Broadway and a vehicle with headlights on, near an alley on the wrong side of a snowbank.

Police identified the man as Huffman, who was clenching his teeth and extending his jaw and moving it side to side. His lower lip was swollen and he appeared to have an infection just inside his lower lip.

Huffman denied taking any illegal substances that night and said his vehicle was stuck in the snow and he was trying to flag down someone to help him after driving off the road. Police detected a faint but obvious marijuana odor coming from Huffman’s vehicle.

Police searched the vehicle and found a glass pipe with burnt residue on one end that smelled like burnt marijuana, a small, plastic baggie containing three orange and blue pills stamped S489 70 mg. The pills were identified as Vyvanse, a schedule II drug. Huffman passed several field sobriety tests.