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Stephen J. Lee, Published June 03 2009

Mayville father, daughter face meth-making charges

A rural Mayville, N.D., man and his daughter were arrested Monday and each will face several drug charges today in state district court in Hillsboro, N.D., related to possessing or making methamphetamine and marijuana, the Traill County Sheriff’s Department said.

Steve Schiebe, 51, was arrested after a search of his rural Mayville home found materials indicating the manufacture of meth in the garage on the property, Sheriff Mike Crocker alleged in a news release. His daughter, Julie Schiebe, 26, also was arrested Monday.

More people may be arrested as the investigation, which includes the North Dakota Bureau of Criminal Investigation, the Grand Forks Drug Task Force, state Parole and Probation office and the Hillsboro police, continues, Crocker said.

Steve Schiebe will face charges in court including possession and manufacture of meth. He’s in the Traill County jail in Hillsboro awaiting his first court appearance.

Julie Schiebe will face charges including possession of meth, possession of marijuana with intent to deliver, conspiracy to make meth and being a felon in possession of a firearm.

She is in the Cass County jail in Fargo and will appear in court in Hillsboro.

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