Rushford man arrested in connection to lengthy drug investigation

(ABC 6 News) – A Rushford man has been arrested in connection to a lengthy drug investigation in Fillmore County.

Sheriff John DeGeorge said 39-year-old Beau William Block turned himself in to authorities Monday morning.

During an investigation by the Fillmore County Sheriff’s Office and Southeast Minnesota Violent Crime Enforcement Team that began in late 2020, a search warrant was executed at 510 West Stevens Avenue in Rushford, in which 48 grams of suspected methamphetamine was seized.

An arrest warrant charging Block with 1st-degree possession of a controlled substance was later issued.

Fillmore County Deputies along with Rushford Police Department Officers had been actively attempting to apprehend Block before he turned himself in.

Block is currently being held in the Fillmore County Jail pending a court appearance.