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One of four defendants pleads guilty in Rochester drug bust

One other is set to stand trial.

Posted: Apr 24, 2018 2:21 PM
Updated: Apr 24, 2018 2:22 PM

ROCHESTER, Minn. – One guilty plea has been entered in a February drug bust.

Rochester police say they arrested Tyler Louis Green, Sarah Anne Whitewater, Shawn Marie Chilson, and Aundrea Catherine Price on February 1. The Criminal Interdiction Unit says they were investigating Green when they witnessed a drug deal at Crossroads Plaza. They arrested Green and Whitewater, who was a passenger in his vehicle.

Police then searched two homes where Green was believed to be staying and arrested Chilson and Price.

Authorities say they seized 110 grams of methamphetamine, ½ ounce of heroin, a handgun, and $700 cash.

Green, 23 of Grand Meadow, has not yet entered a plea to two counts of 1st degree drug sales.

Whitewater, 41 of Rochester, is scheduled to stand trial on May 29 on 5th degree drug possession.

Chilson, 41 of Pine Island, is pleading not guilty to 5th degree drug possession. No trial date has been set.

Price, 37 of Rochester, has pleaded guilty to 5th degree drug possession and will be sentenced on May 21.

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