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$12,000 worth of fentanyl pills seized, two men arrested during Moorhead drug bust

1/3 Matthew Katz Show Caption Hide Caption 2/3 Brady Swanson Show Caption Hide Caption 3/3 Courtesy: Moorhead Police Show Caption Hide Caption   MOORHEAD, Minn. (KVRR) – Moorhead Police find 343 fentanyl pills worth $12,000 and two men have been arrested during a drug bust. The department says during a traffic stop on Interstate 94 Wednesday officers found 15 bags…

Fargo Man Arrested After Marijuana Is Found During Traffic Stop In Moorhead

Police arrested 22-year-old Luke Fischer

MOORHEAD, Minn. — Several containers of marijuana were seized during a traffic stop Tuesday night in Moorhead. Police arrested 22-year-old Luke Fischer of Fargo. An officer who noticed a strong marijuana odor in the vehicle found about eight pounds of pot in heat-sealed plastic bags. Court documents say the packages were stashed inside a duffle bag, back pack and Tupperware…

Stutsman County Makes 200 Pound Marijuana Bust

After a search, the deputy allegedly found 198 pounds of marijuana and $5,000 in cash

STUTSMAN COUNTY, ND — Stutsman County law enforcement have made what is likely the largest drug bust in the county’s history. Mae Thao, 31, of St. Paul and 30-year-old Xang Thao of Redding California are facing drug charges. The sheriff’s office says a deputy made a routine traffic stop about nine miles east of Jamestown when he smelled the scent…

Three Arrested After Meth Lab Bust in East Grand Forks

Officers with the Pine to Prairie Drug Task Force busted a suspected meth lab on the 900 block of 20th Street Northwest

  EAST GRAND FORKS, Minn. — Three people have been arrested after a meth lab bust in East Grand Forks. James Sackett, Sonya Barbieur and Joshua Roudebrush are facing charges of felony meth manufacturing. Officers with the Pine to Prairie Drug Task Force busted a suspected meth lab on the 900 block of 20th Street Northwest. All three have previous…

Three People Arrested in Wahpeton Drug Bust

The drugs have a street value of about $17,000

1/3 Aaron Rodriguez Show Caption Hide Caption 2/3 Cody Freitag Show Caption Hide Caption 3/3 Chelsea Jensen Show Caption Hide Caption WAHPETON, ND — Three people are in custody after a drug bust in Wahpeton. Aaron Rodriquez, 30, of Detroit Lakes, 28-year-old Cody Freitag of Dalton and 26-year-old Chelsea Jensen of Elbow Lake are facing multiple drug charges after authorities…

West Fargo’s K9 Disco Helps Make $1.3 Million Dollar Marijuana Bust

They found 286 pounds of pot with an estimated street value of $1.3 million

  WEST FARGO, ND — A K9 named Disco helped make a major marijuana bust in West Fargo. The dog hit on the marijuana during a traffic stop this morning on I-94 near the 45th Street exit giving officers probable cause to search the vehicle. They found 286 pounds of pot with an estimated street value of $1.3 million. Kimberly…

North Dakota Governor’s Mansion to be Demolished

It has served North Dakota's first families for 57 years

  BISMARCK, ND — A plan to sell North Dakota’s current governor’s mansion has been a bust. No proposals were received on the 10,000-square-foot prairie-style house by the Wednesday night deadline. That means the mansion will be demolished next month. It has served North Dakota’s first families for 57 years. The state wanted to preserve it while making way for…

Berthold Police Seize More Than Half a Million Dollars in Marijuana

The traffic stop happened along Highway 2

BERTHOLD POLICE DEPARTMENTBERTHOLD, ND — Police in Berthold seized a marijuana stash worth about $600,000 after a traffic stop. They arrested three men after finding 122 pounds of high-grade marijuana. Berthold Police Chief Al Schmidt says this is one of the largest busts he’s ever heard of in North Dakota. The traffic stop happened along Highway 2. Categories: Crime, Local…

Arizona Man Loses Appeal in North Dakota $2.5 Million Drug Bust

A jury convicted Charles Ahumada of Tucson of possessing drugs and intending to distribute them

BISMARCK, ND — An Arizona man convicted in one of North Dakota’s largest heroin busts has lost an appeal. A jury convicted Charles Ahumada of Tucson of possessing drugs and intending to distribute them. Authorities say he was pulled over on I-94 near Bismarck in 2014 with over 4 pounds of heroin valued at $2.5 million hidden in the trunk….

Wahpeton Man Makes Plea in Meth Bust Case

Two handguns and an assault rifle were also seized during the raid

WAHPETON, ND — A Wahpeton man arrested in one of the largest methamphetamine cases ever in North Dakota has pleads not guilty. Twenty-nine-year-old Louis Dauphinais was arrested in late March after a search of a mobile home by officers with a drug task force. The force¬†allegedly found 13 pounds of meth worth a street value of more than one million…