Task Force Tracks Package Containing Drugs to Rochester Home

Updated: 02/12/2014 10:49 AM
Created: 02/12/2014 10:46 AM

(ABC 6 News) – Two have been arrested in connection to a drug bust in Rochester.

The Southeastern Minnesota Drug and Violent Crimes Task Force assisted US Postal Inspectors in tracking narcotics being sent to 1521 11th Avenue NE in Rochester.

At the home Tuesday, they found 10 pounds of marijuana,  $3,500 cash, and expensive designer purses. They also found drugs stashed in a car at the residence.  

Thomas and Sylvester Tankhamvang were arrested at the scene.

Thomas has been charged with 5th degree controlled substance. Sylvester was charged with a probation violation.

We’ll know more on their charges this afternoon.

Photo courtesy: SE MN Narcotics & Gang Task Force
Thomas Tankhamvang
Sylvester Tankhamvang