drugs

Grand Forks Police Say Fentanyl Laced Oxy Hitting the Streets

The narcotics task force just seized hundreds of these blue pills in Grand Forks and East Grand Forks

  GRAND FORKS, N.D. — Police in Grand Forks have issued a warning about a dangerous drug that is circulating in the region. The narcotics task force just seized hundreds of these blue pills in Grand Forks and East Grand Forks. The markings on the pills are consistent with oxycodone pills, however, these pills are believed to be laced with…

Four Males Arrested in Alleged Robbery in Casselton

They say the alleged victim and the suspects knew each other

  CASSELTON, N.D. — An alleged robbery in progress just after midnight in Casselton turned out to be an incident involving drugs. Cass County deputies arrested three adults and one juvenile on drug charges. They say the alleged victim and the suspects knew each other. Arrested were 23-year-old Trevin Tate of Mayville, 20-year-old Jacob Devine of Grand Forks and 18-year-old…

Cass County Deputy Allegedly Finds Explosive Device During Traffic Stop

During the investigation they found an improvised explosive device, drugs and drug paraphernalia

  CASS COUNTY, N.D. — A Cass County Sheriff’s deputy finds an explosive device in a Fargo man’s vehicle. The deputy stopped 52-year-old Shaun Duciaume just outside of Harwood on Wednesday afternoon for speeding. During the investigation they found an improvised explosive device, drugs and drug paraphernalia. Cass County Sheriff’s Deputies allegedly found these explosives in the car during a…

Two Arrested for Selling Drugs in the Grand Forks Area

He was arrested after the Pine-to-Prairie Drug Task force followed 35-year-old Travis Larocque to Hudson's apartment in Grand Forks

Craig Hudson, 27 (L), Travis Larocque, 35 (R)  GRAND FORKS, N.D. — Two men are accused of selling drugs in the Grand Forks area. Craig Hudson, 27, appeared in court on two felony drug charges. He is also facing two drug misdemeanors. He was arrested after the Pine-to-Prairie Drug Task force followed 35-year-old Travis Larocque to Hudson’s apartment in Grand…

Details Released in Dilworth Auto Yard Drug Bust

Clay County and Moorhead K9 Units joined Dilworth police to search all the vehicles

  DILWORTH, Minn. — New details behind a search warrant to investigate the Dilworth Auto Yard have been released. The eight page warrant explains how 217 pounds of marijuana was found inside the trunks of eight Ford Fusions. On Friday, police were called to Inter-Rail Group, Inc. at 945 Center Avenue East. When they arrived, the trunks were open to…

Grand Forks Couple Charged with Child Endangerment

THE COUPLE IS ACCUSED OF BEING ON DRUGS AND ENDANGERING A CHILD

From L to R: Alexis Cvancara, 28, Ryan Greene, 31  GRAND FORKS, N.D. — A Grand Forks couple is accused of endangering a child while being on drugs. Ryan Greene, 31, and Alexis Cvancara, 28, made their initial court appearance. They were arrested last month. Greene is charged with three felonies including the manufacture, delivery or possession of a controlled…

Record Amount of Meth Seized by Minnesota Law Enforcement in 2016

Prescription pill seizures, including opioids, increased 231 percent in 2016

  MINNESOTA — Minnesota law enforcement officers seized a record amount of meth in 2016. The Violent Crime Enforcement Teams seized 488 pounds of meth, a nearly 500 percent increase from 2009 when meth seizures were at their lowest level. Officials say meth continues to flow into Minnesota, primarily from Mexico. Prescription pill seizures, including opioids, increased 231 percent in…

Bad Reaction to Narcotics May Have Led to Fatal Sioux Falls Stabbing

The stabbing happened after an all-night party at a house rented by Holter and his girlfriend

  SIOUX FALLS, S.D. — Sioux Falls police say a bad reaction to narcotics may have caused a man to fatally stab an acquaintance at a house party. Alexander Rodriguez, 27, of Sioux Falls, was stabbed early Sunday morning. Brady Holter, 25, was arrested for murder and manslaughter. The stabbing happened after an all-night party at a house rented by…

Saving a Life with Naloxone

Professionals in the metro gather Fargo Cass Public Health to learn how to use Naloxone

FARGO, N.D. — Opioid abuse has become an epidemic across the country  as well as right here in Fargo–Moorhead. There’s one drug that can save a life when opioids are the cause of an overdose. Professionals in the metro went to Fargo Cass Public Health to learn how to use it. In 2014 the Minnesota State Legislature passed “Steve’s Law”, allowing…

Citation Numbers in for “Drive Sober or Get Pulled Over” Campaign

During the campaign, 35 drug-related arrests were made

NORTH DAKOTA — Hundreds of citations were handed out during the “Drive Sober or Get Pulled Over ” campaign. It ran from December 16, 2016 through January 31, 2017 to help save lives on North Dakota roads during the holiday season. Of the nearly 450 citations given out, 55 were alcohol-related and 50 DUI arrests were made. There were another…