21 charged with trafficking drugs in northern Minnesota

DULUTH, Minn. – Members of a drug-trafficking organization have been charged with transporting and distributing fentanyl and heroin in northern Minnesota. Duluth police say that between June and December of 2021, traffickers brought large amounts of drugs from Illinois to midlevel dealers and consumers in Carlton and St. Louis counties. Fourteen people have been arrested and warrants have been issued…

One Fatality Among Several Drug Overdoses Saturday in Grand Forks

GRAND FORKS, N.D. — Police in Grand Forks respond to a number of drug overdoses Saturday including one fatality. They say several people ingested what they believed to be heroin and began overdosing. Police believe the substances they ingested were a more powerful opiate causing the overdoses. The identity of the person who died is being withheld pending family notification….

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.

Candi-Wilson Donald-Quin-Jr. Fentanyl 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 Fentanyl, and approximately half a pound of Heroin were seized. 33-year-old Donald…