Police: 3 Arrested in Marijuana Trafficking Investigation

Posted at: 05/23/2013 6:10 PM


Duluth police arrested three people Wednesday morning while executing a search warrant as part of an ongoing marijuana trafficking investigation.

Authorities said they searched a home on the 1600 block of East 4th Street just after 1 o'clock and seized marijuana, a digital scale, cash, a fully loaded 12 gauge shotgun, two loaded pistols, packaging and other evidence of drug distribution.

Arrested were 45-year-old Walter Verneil Guthrie, 24-year-old Robert Lee Gurney and 43-year-old Roberta Kay Williams, all of Duluth.

Police said all three were arrested for 5th degree sale of marijuana, among other charges.

They were all transported to the St. Louis County Jail and have been formally charged, police said.