Jana Marie Wallow, 23, of Winona, faces three felony drug charges after undercover Winona County Sheriff’s deputies allegedly purchased methamphetamine from her. According to a complaint filed at the Winona County Courthouse Monday, on Tuesday, June 25, an undercover deputy working with an informant bought from Wallow 1.5 grams of a substance that field tested positive for methamphetamine. A search warrant was executed at her residence on Thursday, June 27, deputies reported, where bags containing a substance that field tested positive for methamphetamine were found along with several bags full of a salt that tested negative for methamphetamine. According to the report, Wallow told the informant she was trying to “rip people off” by selling them fake methamphetamine.
Wallow has been charged with two counts of felony third-degree controlled substance crime — sale of methamphetamine and one count of simulated controlled substance sale. The second charge accuses Wallow of selling “a non-controlled substance under circumstances that would lead a reasonable person to believe that the substance was a controlled substance.”