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260 grams of meth seized in raid; Worth over $6K on streets

One individual was arrested after police allegedly found methamphetamine in his Austin residence on Wednesday.

Luis Prado-Acosta, 46

According to Austin Police Chief David McKichan, members of the Austin Police Department, Mower County Sheriff’s Office and Southeast Minnesota Violent Crimes Enforcement Team executed a search warrant at about 10 a.m. on Wednesday on a residence in the 500 block of Seventh Avenue Southeast. Officers recovered approximately 260 grams of methamphetamine, worth an estimated $6.500 on the street, and $7,000 in cash.

Luis Prado-Acosta, 46, of Austin was arrested at the residence and is facing a possible charge of felony first-degree drug possession.