Trials set for two arrested in two Rochester drug busts

Kyle Peterson
Kyle Peterson

Police say cocaine, heroin, marijuana, and firearms were seized.

Posted: Oct 9, 2019 1:17 PM

ROCHESTER, Minn. – Trials are set for two people arrested twice in two separate drug busts.

Kyle Kirk Peterson, 34 of Rochester, is pleading not guilty to two counts of 1st degree sale of cocaine, two counts of 1st degree possession of cocaine, two counts of selling drugs in a park zone, 3rd degree sale of heroin, 5th degree sale of Xanax, child endangerment, and possession of a firearm as a drug user.


Jennifer Nou

Jennifer Nou, 29 of Rochester, is pleading not guilty to 2nd degree sale of drugs, 2nd degree possession of drugs, aiding and abetting 1st degree sale and possession of cocaine, 2nd degree sale of drugs in a park zone, aiding and abetting 2nd degree sale of drugs in a park zone, aiding and abetting 3rd degree sale of heroin, aiding and abetting 5th degree sale of Xanax, and possession of a firearm as a drug user.

Peterson and Nou were first arrested on September 26, 2017, after Rochester police searched a home and said they found large amounts of cocaine and marijuana, some heroin, a number of pills, and a loaded handgun.

The two were arrested next on December 20, 2017, after Rochester police searched a storage unit and said they found cocaine, marijuana, over 200 pills, around a gram of ecstasy, more than $12,000 in cash, and a shot gun.

Peterson and Nou are scheduled to stand trial on January 21, 2020.

Article Comments

Mason City
Broken Clouds
38° wxIcon
Hi: 44° Lo: 29°
Feels Like: 30°
Albert Lea
Overcast
37° wxIcon
Hi: 40° Lo: 29°
Feels Like: 37°
Austin
Overcast
43° wxIcon
Hi: 43° Lo: 31°
Feels Like: 36°
Charles City
Clear
36° wxIcon
Hi: 42° Lo: 29°
Feels Like: 31°
Rochester
Overcast
37° wxIcon
Hi: 40° Lo: 30°
Feels Like: 31°
When will nicer weather return?
KIMT Radar
KIMT Eye in the sky

Latest Video

Image

Weather forecast 10/12 2

Image

Learning about sound therapy

Image

Lourdes boys soccer advances to 1A semifinal

Image

STEM Festival at NIACC

Image

Weather forecast 9/12

Image

RCTC volleyball cruises, sweeps Fergus Falls

Image

Gov. Walz bags a bird in Minnesota Governor's Pheasant Hunting Opener

Image

RCTC squanders 20 point lead in second half, falls to Itasca

Image

Learning in the field; tackling hunting and trap shooting for the first time

Image

Tips & Tricks for pheasant hunting

Community Events