Cyclist Apprehended On Bike In Possession Of Cocaine

ANOKA, Minn. – An Anoka man has been charged with two counts of felony possession of cocaine after being stopped by police on his bike. Troy Joseph Luhmann is in police custody after initially failing to stop at a red light between the intersections of Main Street and Hoffman Way in the City of Anoka

Police say they saw an adult male cross the intersection on a red light and had to slow down to prevent from hitting him. After stopping the cyclist for failing to yield to the red light, officers ran a check on his license only to discover felony warrants out for Luhmann in Dakota County.

According to police reports, officers then located a tube of a white plastic Bic pen that contained a “white powdery substance”. Police also located a metal container attached to a key ring with a similar white substance. Both substances were tested by NARCO and both proved positive for cocaine weighing over 4.5 grams.

Luhmann has now been charged with one count of felony controlled substance in the third degree and one count of felony controlled substance in the fifth degree; if found guilty Luhmann could be sentenced to up to 25 years in prison and receive fines in upwards of $260,000. A trial date has yet to be set.