CHESTER, Minn. (KTTC) — – A Dodge County man is lucky to be alive after deputies said he ate a large amount of methamphetamine.
Capt. Scott Behrns of the Olmsted County Sheriff’s Office said Elijah Beckman, 27, was arrested near Chester this week on a warrant out of Dodge County. While he was being taken to jail by Olmsted County deputies, Beckman said he wasn’t feeling well.
Behrns said Beckman admitted to eating 1.75 grams of methamphetamine. He was taken to Mayo Clinic Hospital, Saint Marys Campus, where he was put in a medically induced coma and treated.
Beckman is expected to be OK, and faces drug charges.