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Suicide leads Farmington police to evidence of drug crime


The suicide of a Farmington woman has led to her husband being jailed by the Dakota County Drug Task Force on an unrelated charge.

Farmington police responded to a home on Upper 189th Street Friday afternoon after receiving a request to check the welfare of a resident.

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Michelle Leonard
Michelle Leonard started covering the Farmington community in June, 1994. Michelle earned her Bachelor of Science degree in Mass Communications: News-Editorial from Mankato State University in 1991. She is an active member of the Farmington American Legion Auxiliary Unit 189, and acts as the volunteer coordinator for the Minnesota Newspaper Museum which is open annually during the Minnesota State Fair. She has earned Minnesota Newspaper Association awards in Investigative Reporting, Local News Coverage, Feature Photography and Column Writing. 
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