Heroin

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…

How To Help A Loved One Struggling With Addiction

Knowing what to do during an overdose can be a life or death situation.

FARGO, N.D. – It’s never easy seeing a loved one go through addiction and even harder seeing them almost lose their life because of it. “Addiction is an issue in our community and we need to reduce that stigma and get them help. So, help our loved ones, help our family members, help our employees, help our co-workers,” Fargo Police…

196 Grams of Heroin Seized in Becker County

Authorities were investigating the case for upwards of a month before the arrests were made.

BECKER COUNTY, Minn.–Three individuals have been arrested for selling large quantities of heroin in Becker and Mahnomen counties. The Minnesota State Patrol with assistance from a Becker County Sheriff K9 Unit conducted a traffic stop on January 8. During which they seized 196 grams of purported heroin, two grams of purported cocaine and $6,274. Thirty-eight-year-old David Lee Verner, 57-year-old Vincent…

Grand Forks Man Faces Long List of Charges After Fleeing Police

Chase Started As Medical Call At Hugo's

GRAND FORKS, N.D. — A medical call just before noon at Hugo’s in Grand Forks turns into a chase through town and the suspect facing a laundry-list of charges. The caller said a man was unconscious in the rest room but when officers arrived he was seen getting into a vehicle. Officers eventually lost 32-year old Joshua Bruce of Grand…

Two Men Sentenced For Deadly Heroin Distribution Conspiracy On Red Lake Reservation

A third man, 24-year-old Kristopher Sullivan, will be sentenced October 9

MINNEAPOLIS — Two men have been sentenced for their roles in a heroin distribution conspiracy resulting in two shooting deaths on the Red Lake Indian Reservation. 25-year-old Bryan “Boon” Boardman was given six and a half years in prison while 23-year-old Franklin “Frankie” Jackson got 21 months in prison. A third man, 24-year-old Kristopher Sullivan, will be sentenced October 9….

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…

Man Arrested For Meth At Home Shared With His Grandparents In Marshall County

Shane Scherven is charged with 1st degree possession of a controlled substance

STRATHCONA, Minn. — A man is busted for meth at his grandparents home near Strathcona, Minnesota. Marshall County Sheriff’s Office says 23-year-old Shane Scherven is charged with 1st degree possession of a controlled substance. He is also on probation for burglary, theft and forgery. Drug agents seized methamphetamine, a large amount of cash and paraphernalia from the home where Scherven…

Moorhead Man Arrested in Narcotics Search

12 grams of powder heroin seized at 1220 14th Street North

MOORHEAD, Minn. — One man is arrested after officers find heroin during a narcotics search. Police arrest 34-year-old Dennis Akins, of Moorhead, after searching a house at 1220 14th Street North. Authorities found 12 grams of powder heroin with an estimated street value of $2,400. Six children were in the house at the time with their mother. He is being…

Man Sentenced For Selling Heroin On White Earth Reservation

Steven Gant admitted to traveling to the White Earth Reservation to sell heroin approximately 25 times

MINNEAPOLIS, MN — A Minneapolis man has been sentenced for selling heroin on the White Earth Reservation. The U.S. Attorney’s Office says Steven Gant will spend 7 years in prison. He was accused of working with another person to distribute the drug from October 2017 through February 2018. Authorities say Gant admitted to traveling to the White Earth Reservation to sell…