drug seizure

Judge: Minnesota Drug Seizure was Illegal; Charges Dismissed

The judge ruled that the Trooper lacked reasonable grounds to expand the traffic stop into a search of the vehicle.

MINNEAPOLIS–A judge says the police seizure of more than $4 million in marijuana and other contraband from two Montana men who were driving through Minnesota was illegal. District Judge Timothy Churchwell on Tuesday dismissed charges of controlled substance sales filed against 31-year-old Michael Desroches, of Missoula, Montana, and 24-year-old Alexander Gordon, of Helena, Montana. They were pulled over last March…

Grand Forks K-9 Officer Makes Major Drug Seizure

Police say K-9 Shelby and Corporal Andrew Ebertowski were assisting Grand Forks County Deputies on a traffic stop n the 4300 block of Gateway Drive when Shelby "alerted" to the smell of illegal narcotics.

GRAND FORKS, N.D. (KFGO) – A Grand Forks police K-9 and his officer handler are credited with helping make a large drug seizure in the city over the weekend. Police say K-9 Shelby and Corporal Andrew Ebertowski were assisting Grand Forks County Deputies on a traffic stop n the 4300 block of Gateway Drive when Shelby “alerted” to the smell…