Five Arrested on Drug Charges 12-18-14

Last Updated: Tuesday, January 20, 2015

On December 18, 2014 the DCSO attempted to locate Elijah Nelson (19), of Spirit Lake, in the 25000 block of Babs Street in the East Okoboji Beach area for an outstanding warrant out of Emmet County.  Upon further investigation, the presence of illegal drug activity was present at the residence.  The DCSO then executed a search warrant on the residence.

Elijah Nelson, Joel Seeliger (21), Miles Buhr (22), Melissa Simpson (18), and Ross Hildebrand (22) all from Spirit Lake were charged with:

Disorderly House – Simple Misdemeanor
Possession of a Controlled Substance with intent to deliver (marijuana) – Class D Felony
Possession of a Controlled Substance (LSD) – Class B Felony
Possession of Drug Paraphernalia – Simple Misdemeanor
Seeliger was also charged with possession of psilocybin mushrooms – Class C Felony.

Hildebrand was also charged with possession of precursors – Class D Felony.

All persons are innocent until proven guilty.