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Last Place on Earth

November 29, 2016
Customers line up as Last Place on Earth owner Jim Carlson talks about his experience of being arrested at his store on Superior Street in downtown Duluth in April. Carlson was released on $480,000 bail after being arrested on three counts of fourth degree sale of an illegal substance. In July a judge ordered the store shut down. On Oct. 7 Carlson was convicted on 51 federal charges. He is curring in the Sherburne County Jail awaiting sentencing. Clint Austin / Forum News Service
Duluth could reap financial benefit from Last Place demise
November 29, 2016 - 8:45am
March 25, 2016
Customers line up as Last Place on Earth owner Jim Carlson talks at his store on Superior Street in downtown Duluth in April 2013. Carlson, who was sentenced to 17-1/2 years in prison after being convicted of selling synthetic drugs, has appealed his case to the U.S. Supreme Court.  (Clint Austin, Forum News Service)
Former Duluth head shop owner appeals case to Supreme Court
March 25, 2016 - 3:19pm
December 20, 2013
Police: Drugs, ammo, $750,000 in cash seized in raid on Carlson's Superior home
December 20, 2013 - 9:53am
December 10, 2013
Judge denies new trial for Minn. head shop owner
December 10, 2013 - 11:39am
December 6, 2013
Judge allows seizure of Carlson money, property upon sentencing
December 6, 2013 - 2:58pm