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Man Deceased “For Some Time” From Suspected Drug Overdose

Acquaintances Found The Man's Body On Saturday Night

BELTRAMI COUNTY, Minn. — A man was found dead at a home in Beltrami County and it appears he died of a suspected drug overdose. The sheriff’s office says 40-year-old Timothy Yerbich of Tenstrike, Minnesota was found by acquaintances on Saturday night. Deputies believe Yerbich had been deceased for some time. The preliminary investigation revealed that the cause of death…

Florida Company Will Monitor State’s Medical Marijuana

BioTrackTHC will monitor North Dakota's developing medical marijuana program

BISMARCK, N.D. — A Florida-based company will implement a system to monitor North Dakota’s developing medical marijuana program. BioTrackTHC has similar contracts in six other states including Delaware, which has a medical marijuana program similar to what North Dakota plans. The Fort Lauderdale company was chosen from among six proposals. The management system will track medical marijuana from seed to…

Man Arrested With 200 Pounds of Marijuana

Stopped By A Minnesota State Patrol Trooper In Otter Tail County

OTTER TAIL CO., Minn. — An Oregon man is facing drug-related charges in Otter Tail County. A state trooper stopped a van with dirty license plates on I-94 and found about 200 pounds of marijuana. Forty-two-year-old Cory Frazier was taken into custody and charged with felony drug possession. Frazier appeared in court and was released on a $50,000 bond. The…

“Free Through Recovery” To Launch Thursday In North Dakota

Program To Help Former Inmates Stay Clean And Out Of Custody

BISMARCK, ND — North Dakota will begin a new program for people who are transitioning out of prison, on probation and parole, and at risk of incarceration. Free Through Recovery will launch on Thursday. The program was created through the state’s justice reinvestment initiative, which put aside $7 million for behavioral health treatment for those on parole and probation. Officials…

Men Arrested for Transporting Nearly 500 Pounds of Marijuana in North Dakota

They were stopped Sunday morning on I-94 just outside Jamestown

1/2 Show Caption Hide Caption 2/2 Show Caption Hide Caption STUTSMAN COUTNY, N.D. — Two men are jailed after they were caught with nearly 500 pounds of marijuana. The Stutsman County Sheriff Office arrested Nhia Lee of Minnesota and Bee Thor of Wisconsin. They were stopped Sunday morning on I-94 just outside Jamestown. Deputies found what appears to be 476…

Dalton Woman Turns Herself in to Authorities

Wiese is charged with murder-conspiracy

DALTON, Minn. — A rural Dalton woman wanted in a shooting in Fergus Falls has turned herself in. Mavis Wiese, 49, is among those charged in what police say was a drug-related shooting at a downtown Fergus Falls apartment in November. Wiese is charged with murder-conspiracy. Police say she drove to the Twin Cities and picked up David Laiz the…

Dick Beardsley Talks Staying Sober, Battling Addiction with First Step Recovery in Fargo

He says it's important to share his story and continue to inspire others to get better one day at a time

FARGO, ND — Dick Beardsley shares his personal story of hope and redemption with patients and supporters of First Step Recovery in Fargo. In February, Beardsley will be 21 years sober, after battling a prescription drug addiction. He says it’s important to share his story and continue to inspire others to get better one day at a time. He also…

Colorado Man Facing 20 Years in Prison with Drug Charges

29-year-old Jacob Todd is facing felony charges after a deputy stopped him for speeding

MORTON COUNTY, CO — A Colorado man is facing drug charges after a traffic stop in Morton County. 29–year–old Jacob Todd is facing felony charges after a deputy stopped him for speeding. Todd was allegedly found with 30 pounds of marijuana, which has a street value of about $30–thousand dollars. Todd is facing 20 years in prison but has not…

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…