Big Lake Township man arrested on drug charges and possession of ATV stolen out of Zimmerman

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A 29-year-old Big Lake Township man was arrested March 10 for 2nd degree possession of a controlled substance, 5th degree possession of a controlled substance, and possession of stolen property, according to Sherburne County Sheriff Joel Brott.

Derek Alan Snaza is currently being held in the Sherburne County Jail pending arraignment.

Authorities executed a narcotics search warrant in the 20000 block of 152nd St NW in Big Lake Township. While searching the residence, they located approximately 28 grams of methamphetamine, as well as approximately 107 grams of marijuana throughout the residence. Investigators also located a stolen ATV that was reported stolen near Zimmerman in October of 2016.

The search warrant was executed by the Emergency Response Unit, Sherburne County Drug Task Force, Criminal Investigative Division and the Elk River Police Department.