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Court Proceedings

Brown County District Court

• Two counts of gross misdemeanor third-degree DWI and misdemeanor open bottle and no proof of insurance charges were filed June 21 against Terence J. Deibele, 32, 408 Water St. S.W., Sleepy Eye. Bail was set at $12,000 without conditions, no bail with conditions. A hearing was set for 8:30 a.m., July 6.

According to the complaint, New Ulm Police were on patrol at 11:36 p.m. June 18 when a dark blue 2010 Ford F150 was seen crossing the center line near 18th North and Broadway. Police stopped the vehicle and smelled an alcoholic beverage odor in the truck. Deibele admitted to consuming alcohol about an hour ago and showed intoxication clues. He failed certain field sobriety tests and was transported to the Brown County Law Enforcement Center (LEC). A breath sample provided at 12:20 a.m. showed an alcohol concentration of .21 grams per 210 liters of breath.

• Two counts of gross misdemeanor third-degree DWI and petty misdemeanor illegal window tint were filed June 21 against John M. Hapka, 59, Stillwater. A bail hearing was set for 9 a.m. June 22.

According to the complaint, New Ulm Police were southbound on Minnesota Street at about 1:30 a.m., June 20 when a vehicle was noticed that far exceeded the 3rd North Street stop sign. Police stopped the vehicle and noticed intoxication clues from the driver, Hapka. He admitted drinking and failed certain field sobriety tests and a preliminary breath test. He was transported to the Brown County LEC. A breath sample given at 2:23 a.m. showed an alcohol concentration of .16 grams per 210 liters of breath.

• Felony fifth-degree drug possession-not small amount marijuana, misdemeanor drug possession over 1.4 grams marijuana in motor vehicle, four counts of misdemeanor Legend drug possession, driving after revocation, possession of drug paraphernalia and seat belt required were filed June 21 against Nicole M. Fladager, 31, Norwood. A bail hearing was set for 11:15 a.m. June 22.

According to the complaint, New Ulm Police noticed a Jeep Grand Cherokee slowly pass them without a seat belted driver at 12:02 p.m. June 19. Police stopped the vehicle and smelled a marijuana odor in the vehicle.

In the vehicle, police recovered a grinder, small, clear baggie with a green, leafy substance that looked like marijuana, a glass container with a small amount of green residue, three pill bottles, a small baggie containing green stems, two glass pipes with burnt residue and a bag of a CBD product.

Searching further, police found pills including Tramadol Hydrochloride, a Schedule IV controlled substance, 50 mg of Hydroxyzine Pamoate and green stems. About 5.1 grams of marijuana tested positive for THC. Other pills included 15 mg of Meloxicam and six Cyclobenzaprine Hydrochloride, a muscle relaxant that requires a prescription.

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