Police Intercept Supply of Oxycodone Headed to Reservation
Police arrested two men who said they had more than 200 oxycodone pills in their possession.
BISMARCK, N.D.–Law enforcement officers say they’ve intercepted a supply of oxycodone headed for the Berthold Indian Reservation.
Police arrested two men Wednesday in Bismarck during a traffic stop who said they had more than 200 oxycodone pills in their possession. Authorities say each pill can sell for $80 on the reservation.
Thirty-two-year-old Michael Ellington and 31-year-old Byron Cooper made initial appearances in South Central District Court on charges of possession with intent to deliver and conspiracy to deliver drugs. Bail has been set at $250,000 each.
They were being held in the Burleigh Morton Detention Center. Court documents do not list defense attorneys.