New Ulm Woman Drug Charges 01 Aug 13

A 44-year-old New Ulm woman has been charged with possession of drug paraphernalia in a residence with children as well as obstructing the legal process in Brown County Court. Family Services had received an anonymous report that there had been no electricity in the South Bridge Street home of Barbara Mordah for 3 weeks, and that the residents were allegedly making methamphetamine and smoking marijuana, and that there was no food. A search warrant was obtained to check the living conditions and look for controlled substances, but Mordah reportedly became angry and refused to let police enter the residence. She was eventually arrested. Her husband allegedly admitted that the 2 used meth and marijuana in the residence, and police reportedly found paraphernalia, pills, and pot.