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Guilty plea in Hancock County drug case

Bradley Rotert
Bradley Rotert

Second defendant to have a plea hearing in November.

Posted: Oct 31, 2018 3:30 PM
Updated: Oct 31, 2018 3:32 PM

GARNER, Iowa – One defendant in a drug case is now pleading guilty.

Bradley Keith Rotert, 24 of St. James, MN, has entered a guilty plea to gathering where controlled substances are used. His sentencing is set for December 11.


Clark Erdahl

Rotert and Clark Michael Erdahl, 21 of Crystal Lake, were accused of using a Crystal Lake apartment as a drug den in October 2017. Law enforcement says methamphetamines, marijuana, and drug paraphernalia were found at the location.

Erdhal had pleaded not guilty to possession of meth and marijuana and gathering where controlled substances are used. He was scheduled to stand trial on October 17 but will now have a plea hearing in Hancock County District Court on November 27.

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