Two arrests made after meth is found in Breckenridge home

1/2 Show Caption Hide Caption 2/2 Show Caption Hide Caption BRECKENRIDGE, Minn. – Police find 1.75 ounces of meth during a search warrant in Breckenridge on Thursday. It happened at 202 9th Street South. Authorities say the drugs have a street value of $5,000. 42-year-old Nathan Stanley and 48-year-old Rhonda Dupras were arrested on suspicion of controlled substance crimes in…

Sheriff: Meth Bust is Largest Ever in Grant County

The meth has a street value of about $40,000.

CARSON, N.D.–A Carson man is in custody after Grant County authorities say they intercepted a package with 5 pounds of methamphetamine, an amount they say is the largest seizure in the county. Sheriff John Foss says the meth has a street value of about $40,000. Authorities say someone who received the package in error called sheriff’s officials earlier this week….

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…

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…

Opioid-Related Overdoses Decreasing in Cass County

Since 2016, there's been an 80 percent decrease in opioid-related deaths in Cass County

FARGO, N.D. — “The alarm bells really started ringing in 2016 when we had a high number of opioid overdoses,” said Substance Abuse Prevention Coordinator Robyn Sall. In that year alone, Cass County had 31 opioid–related overdose deaths. Since then, that number has decreased by more than 80 percent. “We are seeing reductions on a county–wide level, on a state–wide…

Screening Finds Meth Before Recent Court Hearing In Thief River Falls

Pennington County Sheriff Ray Kuznia wouldn't say how they discovered the drugs, citing an open investigation

THIEF RIVER FALLS, MN — Somebody brought drugs to court in Thief River Falls. Pennington County Sheriff Ray Kuznia says the newly installed metal detection screening equipment at the Justice Center has not turned up any weapons. But he says they have recovered what is believed to be meth, following a screening before a recent court hearing. Kuznia wouldn’t say…

Fargo Police Chief David Todd: Addiction Driving Increase In Crime

Todd Presented 2018 Crime States to Fargo City Commission

FARGO, ND — Addiction is driving an increase in crime in Fargo. Police Chief David Todd presented the crime report for 2018 to the Fargo City Commission. The report was done in February but was just made public due to scheduling issues and flood fighting efforts. Fargo saw a 3% increase in crime last year, most of it related to burglaries…

Two Men Arrested After Short Pursuit In Stolen Vehicle In Grand Forks

Michael Sebjornson and Jeremy Nelson Were Arrested After Crashing Into Snow Bank

Michael Sebjornson & Jeremy NelsonGRAND FORKS, ND — Two men in a stolen vehicle were arrested after a short pursuit in Grand Forks Monday night. 33-year-old Michael Sebjornson was arrested on a number of charges including fleeing and reckless driving. His passenger, 30-year-old Jeremy Nelson, was arrested for possession of meth paraphernalia. Officers first spotted the stolen vehicle in north Grand…

Grand Forks Couple Arrested During Drug Task Force Investigation

Brian Jones and Nakia Jones were taken into custody after a search of their home

GRAND FORKS, ND — The Grand Forks Narcotics Task Force arrested a couple suspected of distributing meth and possessing marijuana. 40-year-old Brian Jones and 31-year-old Nakia Jones were taken into custody after a search of their home uncovered more than three pounds of meth, marijuana, drug paraphernalia, firearms and nearly nine-thousand dollars in cash. The couple faces a number of drug…