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Court Proceedings

Brown County Court

• Charges including felony fifth-degree drug sale-marijuana mixture, fifth-degree possession-not small amount marijuana, gross misdemeanor fifth-degree drug possession-not small amount marijuana and petty misdemeanor possession of drug paraphernalia were filed July 16 against Marc Anthony Carlson-Bonita, 33, 1400 State St. N., New Ulm. A first appearance was set for 8:30 a.m. Aug. 24.

According to the complaint, Brown Lyon Redwood Renville Drug Task Force Agent Mullenbach, other agents and law enforcement executed a search warrant at 1400 State St. N., New Ulm at 7:50 a.m. May 11, 2021.

Carlson-Bonita was found inside the residence. Items located in the search included 4 THC gummies in a white “Sugar High” re-sealable bag, which Carlson-Bonita admitted belonged to him; three scales, a tile with a small line of a trace amount of a white, powdery substance that field-tested positive for methamphetamine, two small baggies with a trace amount of a white, powdery substance that field-tested positive for meth.

In addition, .50 grams of THC wax was found in a black, silicone container. Carlson-Bonita admitted the THC wax belonged to him. Also found were a large amount of unused baggies and a large amount of drug paraphernalia including pipes, tubes, bongs, one-hitters, etc.

Another man in the residence was identified as Ethan D. Gewerth, 19, 1400 State St. N. Charges including gross misdemeanor fifth-degree drug possession-not small amount marijuana and petty misdemeanor drug possession of drug paraphernalia were filed against him July 16.

During the search, Gewerth admitted items belonging to him included a small, glass jar with multi-color silicon cover containing meth residue. Other items found included an “eGo” case with tube and pipe believed to be used with meth, that field-tested positive; a small, glass jar with pink cover that field-tested positive for meth, and other drug paraphernalia items.

A first appearance was set for 8:30 a.m., Aug. 24.

•A gross misdemeanordomestic assault-subsequent violation charge was filed July 16 against Dalton J. Mart, Charles City, Iowa. A first appearance was set for 8:30 a.m. Aug. 24.

According to the complaint, New Ulm Police were dispatched to 1215 Washington St. S. at 3 p.m. May 28, 2021 for a reported domestic assault and the male involved had active arrest warrants.

At the residence, the alleged victim said on May 26, 2021, Mart, her boyfriend, asked to see her cell phone. When she refused to give it to him, he bit her on the right wrist. The woman showed police her wrist which had a red mark, resembling a bite. She told police Mart was sleeping in the residence and she wanted him removed.

Police contacted Mart and transported him to the Brown County Jail without incident. Mart was convicted of disrupting a 911 call on March 30, 2015 in Fillmore County, which is a qualified, domestic violence-related offense.

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