• Court documents were filed Wednesday against Xavier L. Heeder, 29, St. Cloud, including felony fifth-degree drug possession-not small amount of marijuana and petty misdemeanor possession of drug paraphernalia.
According to court documents, Brown County Sheriff’s Office Deputy Jason Fairbairn stopped a vehicle near the intersection of U.S. Highway 14 and CR 12 just west of New Ulm at 11:11 a.m. Feb. 14 and soon requested assistance, stating a strong marijuana odor came from the vehicle and that he would search it.
Deputy Bauer arrived to assist, asked the driver, earlier identified as Heeder, to step out of the vehicle. Deputy Fairbairn pat-searched Heeder before placing him in a squad car. A black roll of electrical tape and a rubber, elastic tourniquet were found on Heeder in addition to a partial zippered bag sticking above his belt and in his underwear. The substance in the bag was consistent with methamphetamine and tested positive for meth. Bauer also found a drug paraphernalia pipe with burnt residue inside.
A clear, plastic baggie was found contained 3.44 grams of a green, leafy substance that NIK-tested positive for marijuana; and 2.44 grams of a colorless, crystal-like substance that NIK-tested positive for meth.
A court hearing for Heeder was scheduled for 11:15 a.m. Thursday, Feb. 27.