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Warrant search leads to drugs

A 19-year-old Hastings man, Asa Alden Soine, faces two charges of controlled substance crime in the fifth degree and one charge of possession of drug paraphernalia after the July 31 execution of a search warrant at his residence.

According to the criminal complaint, when Dakota County deputies arrived at the house, they were allowed to enter the by Soine's mother. He was found in the lower level. Deputies also found spoons containing suspected drug substances. An odor of marijuana was also evident in the room. Also found were two glass pipes with suspected residue and six small plastic bags with residue.

Soine told the deputies he was a previous heroin user and he had used methamphetamine in the past.