Hennepin County Sheriff James Marione Butchee was charged with third-degree murder yesterday for selling a $40 bag of heroin. A mugshot of Anthony Simons was not available.
Drug dealers beware: Selling even a small amount of heroin in Hennepin County can get you charged with murder.
Yesterday Hennepin County Attorney Mike Freeman held a press conference to trumpet third-degree murder charges brought against Anthony Allyn Simons and James Marione Butchee for selling a $40 bag of heroin that caused the death of a man in Maple Grove last summer. Simons and Butchee could spend up to 25 years in prison.More »