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Four Onamia residents plead guilty to meth, anhydrous ammonia
Posted 4/3/03

By DAWN SLADE
Mille Lacs County Times

Four Onamia residents involved with a meth lab that was taken down by Mille Lacs County Sheriffís Office on Jan. 11 have pled guilty to charges surrounding the manufacture of methamphetamine (meth).

Three of the four were originally arrested at 31412 130th Avenue, Onamia when officers went to the house to arrest Gerald James Nohner on a warrant.

Officers also arrested Dana Lynn Toberman and Amber Jean Marie Kent at the residence for meth.

Kirt Jerome Wildhirt, Jr. who arrived during the arrest, fled the scene and was later arrested on Jan. 29.

On Friday, March 7, Nohner, 33, pled guilty to unlawful possession of anhydrous ammonia and possession of meth in Mille Lacs County District Court.

Nohnerís 27 month prison sentence will likely be stayed at his sentencing on June 18. He has spent 90 days in jail and will receive up to 10 years of probation.

Toberman, 32, pled guilty on Monday, March 27 to unlawful possession of meth and anhydrous ammonia. She, too, will likely have a 42-month prison sentence stayed and will be put on probation for up to 10 years at her May 28 sentencing.

Toberman is currently in the Mille Lacs County Jail pending sentencing.

Wildhirt, 24, pled guilty on Thursday, March 27 to first degree meth manufacturing and unlawful possession of anhydrous ammonia.

Wildhirt, who had three charges from Mille Lacs County and one from Crow Wing County, admitted a probation violation on this old file and pled guilty to meth manufacturing charges in Crow Wing County.

He has agreed to 110 months in prison, with the charges to run concurrent on all files.

Wildhirt is currently in the Mille Lacs County Jail pending sentencing on May 28.

Kent, 22, pled guilty on Friday, March 28 to unlawful possession of anhydrous ammonia and obstruction.

Her 21-month prison sentence will be stayed and she will be on probation up to 10 years. Kent may serve up to 90 days in jail, pending her sentencing on May 28.

She is currently out on conditional release pending sentencing.

Part of the plea agreements with Nohner, Toberman and Kent include chemical dependency evaluations, abstaining from recreational drugs, no association or possession of meth or any related materials, and random urinalysis tests.


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