TRF Woman Charged With Felony Meth-related Crimes Involving Children
TRF Woman Charged With Felony Meth-related Crimes Involving Children
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Felony fifth-degree controlled substance, felony methamphetamine-related crimes involving children, and warrant apprehension

On or around May 12 and May 13, a confidential, reliable informant allegedly saw meth, a meth pipe with a powdery substance, and two hypodermic needles at 118 Conley Ave. S., Apartment 1.

Pamela Marie Lill, 46, Thief River Falls, has been charged with felony fifth-degree controlled substance crime and felony meth-related crimes involving children. She was arrested.

Richard Wayne Reierson, 33, was arrested on a body-only warrant out of Pennington County.

The charges stemmed from an ongoing drug investigation involving Lill, according to the complaint. The confidential, reliable informant also reported short-term foot traffic to and from Lill’s apartment.

A Pine to Prairie Drug Task Force officer conducted surveillance, seeing multiple people coming and going from the apartment. He also learned that a 10-year-old child lived in a nearby apartment.

A search warrant was soon executed. Inside Lill’s apartment, law enforcement allegedly found Lill and Reierson. They found $734 in cash, a scale, a meth pipe containing residue, and two plastic baggies containing a total of 0.99 grams of suspected meth.

Lill admitted using meth a couple of days earlier. She said she receives $534 in unemployment every week and the cash was her rent money.

The complaint indicated that the cash was located near the drug items.