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Rochester woman pleads not guilty to drug crimes and child endangerment

Authorities say young children were found in home where narcotics were also discovered.

Posted: Aug. 7, 2018 1:06 PM

ROCHESTER, Minn. – A woman accused of keeping drugs in a home with her three children is pleading not guilty.

Jenny Lynn Dee, 46 of Rochester, was arrested on February 20 after a search by the Olmsted County Sheriff’s Office and the Southeast Minnesota Violent Crimes Enforcement Team. Law enforcement says they found 29.02 grams of methamphetamine, four grams of heroin, and items used in the sale of drugs.

Authorities say a 12-year-old, a six-year-old, and a three-year-old where in the home when the search occurred.

Dee is charged with 1st degree drug sales, 2nd and 5th degree drug possession, storing meth paraphernalia in the presence of a child, and child endangerment. Her trial is scheduled to begin on December 17.

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