FENTANYL

Ongoing Fargo drug investigation leads to significant seizure of drugs

As a result of the investigation, several people are facing state and federal charges.

FARGO, N.D.–The Fargo Police Department, with the help from several other agencies, served three search warrants on Tuesday as part of an ongoing drug investigation. The warrants, which were conducted at two residences and one local hotel, recovered approximately 1,400 M30 Fentanyl pills, nearly two ounces of Heroin, a few grams of Methamphetamine, a small amount of Marijuana, a Glock…

Fargo Police warn of Fentanyl laced pills connected to several overdoses

The pills are connected to several overdosed throughout North Dakota.

FARGO, N.D.–The Fargo Police Department is warning the community about counterfeit pills that have been laced with Fentanyl. The pills are connected to several overdosed throughout North Dakota. Police say the pills resemble 30mg Oxycodone. They have a greet tint and usually are printed with an “M” on one side and a “30” on the other side. Anyone who illegally…

Paul Bunyan Drug Task Force Investigating Overdoses Linked to Blue Pills

The pills are reported to be extremely potent and potentially fatal.

BELTRAMI COUNTY, N.D.–The Paul Bunyan Drug Task Force is warning the public about a fatal drug linked to multiple overdoses in the region. The Task Force says small blue pills being sold as 30mg Percocet or “Perc 30s” may contain Fentanyl. The pills come in various shades of blue and have a “30” and “M” on the side. The pills…

Grand Forks Police Investigate Drug Death

The photo is not of an actual pill recovered in this investigation.GRAND FORKS, N.D.–The Grand Forks Police Department has put out a warning about illicit drug use after a man was found dead on Monday. Police responded to an apartment at approximately 7:15 a.m. and discovered a 24-year-old man deceased. The initial investigation suggested a fentanyl overdose, but further investigations…

Parents Charged after Child Tests Positive for Fentanyl

Police were called to the couple's apartment Oct. 3 because the boy had become unresponsive.

MINNEAPOLIS–Two St. Louis Park parents are charged with child endangerment and neglect after prosecutors say their 1-year-old son tested positive for fentanyl. The child survived after spending six days in the hospital. A criminal complaint says police were called to the couple’s apartment Oct. 3 because the boy had become unresponsive. Police say the parents, Waymon Murphy and Deja Harper,…

Two People Arrested for Drug Possession in Moorhead

The Clay County Sheriff's Office says it was a substantial seizure of suspected Fentanyl and Heroin.

1/3 Show Caption Hide Caption 2/3 Show Caption Hide Caption 3/3 Show Caption Hide Caption MOORHEAD, MINN.–The Lakes to River Drug Task Force arrested two people in connection with an ongoing drug investigation on Tuesday. A search warrant was executed at 868 37th Avenue South #3 in Moorhead. During the search, 24 grams of cocaine that field tested positive for…

Accused Fentanyl Trafficking Kingpin To Plead Guilty

FARGO, N.D. – A man accused of playing a major role in a deadly international fentanyl trafficking operation has signed a federal plea agreement in North Dakota. Daniel Vivas Ceron will plead guilty to three counts, including conspiracy to import controlled substances resulting in serious bodily injury and death. He faces life in prison. The Colombian national allegedly ran his…

Fentanyl Pills Meant to Resemble Oxycodone Found in Jamestown

Courtesy: Jamestown PoliceJAMESTOWN, N.D. –¬†Jamestown Police is warning about small, blue Fentanyl pills they’ve found made to resemble Oxycodone. The pills are stamped with an M on one side and 30 on the other that are being sold on the streets. Fentanyl is up to one hundred times stronger than morphine. If anyone comes in contact with pills matching these,…

Fentanyl Ring Investigation Lands North Dakota Prosecution Team DEA Award

"Administrator's Award for Outstanding Group Achievement"

U.S. Attorney for North Dakota Christopher Myers/Bailey Henke, Grand ForksFARGO, N.D. — An investigation into a deadly fentanyl ring has resulted in a prestigious award for U.S. Attorney Christopher Myers and his team. The DEA has recognized the team of investigators and prosecutors with the “Administrator’s Award for Outstanding Group Achievement” at a ceremony in Washington, D.C. This is the…