By Craig Moorhead

Spring Grove Herald

On January 17, a 21-year-old Spring Grove resident was arrested for possession of an unlawful substance.

Matthew Todd Vrieze was charged in Houston County Court on one felony count of fifth-degree possession, Spring Grove Police Chief Paul Folz reported. The SGPD was responding to a request for a welfare check on an unidentified person in the 100 block of 3rd Street NE when the alleged infraction was discovered.

Folz said that the charge carries a maximum penalty of not more than five years in prison and/or a $10,000 fine. Vrieze is free on bail. His next court appearance has not been set.