Itasca County Sheriff’s Office

440 1st Avenue NE

Grand Rapids, MN 55744

Phone (218) 326-3477

Fax (218) 326-4663

Press Release

Contact: Sheriff Vic Williams

Phone: 218-326-3477

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

April 7, 2014

Itasca County Sheriff’s Deputies arrested a husband and wife on Sunday ~ April 6th for possession and sales of Methamphetamine. The two parties are identified as Travis Jon Furman and Sulamita Furman from Grand Rapids. The two were initially stopped for traffic violations in Itasca County.

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Travis Furman was in possession of 3.5 ounces of crystal methamphetamine with a street value of $15,000.00. He was also in possession of a semi-automatic handgun, a rifle and $2,285.00 cash. Also in his possession was a digital scale and small plastic baggies which indicate sales of the crystal methamphetamine. Travis Furman was charged with 1st Degree sales of controlled substance, a Felony and also with Driving Under the Influence of Drugs. He is being held in the Itasca County Jail pending his court appearance.

Sulamita Furman was stopped also for traffic violations driving a separate vehicle. She had the couples 3 children in the vehicle and was also in possession of Crystal Methamphetamine. She was arrested for Driving Under the Influence of Drugs, Child Endangerment and 3rd Degree Possession of a Controlled Substance. Sulamita is also being held in the Itasca County Jail pending her court appearance.

The two arrests are the result of an ongoing investigation conducted by the Itasca County Sheriff’s Office over the past 2 months. Citizens of Itasca County are urged to report suspicious activity and can remain anonymous in the reports. Reports can be made to the Itasca County Sheriff’s Office at 218-326-3477 or 1-800-458-8732.

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