Three Arrested After Pawn Shop Drug Bust

Aberdeen police discover thousands of dollars worth of meth in a pawn shop.

Investigators got a search warrant Thursday for Aberdeen Pawn at 16 3rd Ave SE.  Inside, police say they found and seized 164 grams of methamphetamine, with a street value of more than $30,000, plus drug paraphernalia. 

Police made three arrests.  50-year-old Silas Wilson of Aberdeen is facing multiple charges, including Possession with Intent to Distribute a Controlled Substance and Keeping a Place for the Use or Sale of a Controlled Substance.  25-year-old Sharon Balsimo of Claremont, MN and 40-year-old Randy Becker of Cottage Grove, MN are both facing drug possession charges.