Felon indicted for conspiracy to distribute methamphetamine, possession of stolen firearms

Article provided by the United States Attorney’s Office, District of Minnesota

Acting United States Attorney Gregory G. Brooker announced an indictment charging Jeffrey Marcus Lucas, 62, of Bradford Township, with one count of conspiracy to distribute methamphetamine, one count of possession with intent to distribute methamphetamine, one count of possession of a stolen firearm, and one count of being a felon in possession of a firearm.

Jeffrey Marcus Lucas
Jeffrey Marcus Lucas

On March 17, 2017, Lucas made his initial appearance in U.S. District Court in St. Paul.
According to the indictment and documents filed in state court, from 2009 through August 2016, Lucas, operating from his residence in Bradford Township, sold and traded methamphetamine for stolen property and firearms.

According to the indictment and documents filed in state court, on August 8, 2016, law enforcement executed a search warrant for the property, which includes a house, two campers and several pole barns. As a result of the search, law enforcement officers recovered several stolen firearms, ammunition and more than $25,000 in stolen property.

This case is the result of an investigation conducted by the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms, and Explosives and the East Central Drug and Violent Offenders Task Force, with assistance from the Braham Police Department, Cambridge Police Department, Isanti Police Department, Isanti County Sheriff’s Office and the Anoka Hennepin Drug Task Force.

This case is being prosecuted by Assistant United States Attorney David P. Steinkamp.