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Rochester woman accused of stealing cell phones, selling drugs

Katlyn Murphy-Tasler

A tip from a worker from Casey’s led Rochester police to nab a woman who they believe had stolen cell phones and was in possession of drug paraphernalia.

Posted: Jul. 9, 2018 1:43 PM

ROCHESTER, Minn. – A tip from a worker from Casey’s led Rochester police to nab a woman who they believe had stolen cell phones and was in possession of drug paraphernalia.
Katlyn Murphy-Tasler, 25, of Rochester, is facing charges for first-degree sales of a controlled substance, second-degree sales of a controlled substance in a park zone, possession of drug paraphernalia and carrying a BB gun in public.
Authorities say Murphy-Tasler was suspected of stealing an employee’s cell phone from the Casey’s on Marion Rd.
When pulled over by cops early Sunday morning, she was found to have 87 grams of synthetic K2, 1 ounce of methamphetamine, five cell phones, a BB gun and a scale for weighing drugs along with baggies.

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