Rochester Police Arrest ‘Significant Drug Dealer’
Rochester, MN (KROC AM News) - A Rochester man described by police as a “significant dealer” was arrested Thursday after a raid of his home turned up a variety of illegal drugs.
Interim Police Chief John Sherwin says 43-year-old Terrence Burkhalter has been a seller and distributor of “all kinds of drugs.”
Drugs found at his home at 531 36th St SW included 19 pounds of marijuana, a pound of cocaine, 2 ounces of heroin, and 400 doses of Oxycodone.
Burkhalter is expected to be in court Monday to face multiple drug charges.Sherwin says it’s believed some of the drugs came from a Mexican cartel.
He says the investigation continues and more arrests are possible. Sherwin also says it’s possible this could become a federal case.
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