Man arrested, Drugs & Guns Seized in Fargo SWAT Raid

Law enforcement serving a search warrant surrounded the home at 1019 4th Ave S. The SWAT team was brought in as a precaution because one of the main suspects is known to be violent and has a long criminal history.

1/3 Muhammad Abdul Shahid Show Caption Hide Caption 2/3 Courtesy: Fargo Police Show Caption Hide Caption 3/3 Courtesy: KFGO Show Caption Hide Caption FARGO, ND – A 19-year-old Fargo man has been arrested and drugs and guns have been seized during a SWAT raid. Fargo Police’s Narcotics Unit, the Cass County and Lakes to River Drug Task Forces, and Drug…

Nearly 30 People Arrested After Massive Drug Investigation

large amounts of meth, prescription opiates, butane hash oil, high grade marijuana and cash were seized

Lance Schoeber & Jacqueline SchoeberHUBBARD COUNTY, Minn. — A massive drug investigation in Hubbard County has resulted in nearly 30 arrests. The two most serious arrests were Lance and Jacqueline Schoeberl for 1st Degree Controlled Substance Sales. Two dozen others faced lower level charges. The focus of the investigations included people that sell and/or distribute methamphetamine and prescription drugs in…

Grand Forks Man Sentenced For Role In Massive And Deadly Meth Conspiracy

Investigation Began After Murder of Austin Forsman

GRAND FORKS, N.D. — Another man has been sentenced in a deadly and massive methamphetamine trafficking conspiracy operating in the Red River Valley. 39-year-old Ryan Franklin of Grand Forks was sentenced to 16 years in prison for conspiracy to distribute meth. According to testimony, Franklin was involved with Modesto Torrez and others to bring large quantities of the drug from…

Aberdeen Businessman Facing 20 Years in Prison for Possession of Meth

The business has since changed its name to Aberdeen Retail

ABERDEEN, S.D. — Sentencing has been set for an Aberdeen businessman who admitted to keeping meth in the basement of his pawn shop. Silas Wilson, 51, pleaded guilty last week to possessing meth and ingesting the drug. The charge stems from a police raid of Aberdeen Pawn in which authorities say they found meth worth nearly $33,000 on the streets….

Three Arrested After Meth Lab Bust in East Grand Forks

Officers with the Pine to Prairie Drug Task Force busted a suspected meth lab on the 900 block of 20th Street Northwest

  EAST GRAND FORKS, Minn. — Three people have been arrested after a meth lab bust in East Grand Forks. James Sackett, Sonya Barbieur and Joshua Roudebrush are facing charges of felony meth manufacturing. Officers with the Pine to Prairie Drug Task Force busted a suspected meth lab on the 900 block of 20th Street Northwest. All three have previous…

Couple Arrested With $65,000 Worth Of Drugs In Vehicle

Suspected Gang Member Was Also Wanted By The Law

PARK RIVER, ND — A Walsh County deputy made a major drug bust during a traffic stop in Park River early Saturday. Two people were arrested after the deputy found over $65,000 worth of meth, heroin and marijuana in the vehicle along with a 9mm pistol. Job Lopez, Jr. and Natalie Apland were arrested on three counts of possession with…

Crookston Women Sentenced For Her Role In Murder At Flying J

Lorie Ortiz Was One of 13 People Charged In The Murder And Meth Conspiracy

GRAND FORKS, ND — A Crookston woman is sentenced for her role in a drug-related death at Flying J in Grand Forks in 2016. 33-year-old Lorie Ortiz was given nearly 6 years in prison for her role as an accessory after the fact in the death of Austin Forsman. The investigation into his murder turned up a meth ring in…

Jamestown Woman Sentenced After Fatal Crash in Bismarck

Voldness admitted to using meth before the deadly crash

BISMARCK, ND — A Jamestown woman has been sentenced to four years in prison for causing a fatal crash in Bismarck. Darci Voldness, 29, pleaded guilty to negligent homicide and ingesting a controlled substance in September. Authorities say Voldness made a U-turn in front of a motorcycle being driven by 33-year-old Denver Glas in August 2016. The 33-year-old Linton man…

Moorhead Senior Arrested After Drug Investigation

They also seized $8,200 in cash and a vehicle

1/2 Show Caption Hide Caption 2/2 Show Caption Hide Caption MOORHEAD, Minn. — A multi-agency drug investigation lands a 72-year-old Moorhead man behind bars. The Lakes to River Drug Task Force searched the home of Robert Smith in south Moorhead last Friday. They found one pound of meth, marijuana edibles along with a small amount of marijuana and a variety…

Grand Forks Woman Sentenced in Flying J Murder

The investigation resulted in the indictment of 13 conspirators in connection with a meth ring in Grand Forks

Krystal FeistGRAND FORKS, ND — A Grand Forks woman has been sentenced for her role in a murder at the Flying J Truck Stop in Grand Forks. U.S. District Judge Ralph Erickson sentenced 32-year-old Krystal Feist to 30 years in prison to be followed by 5 years of supervised release. Feist and Modesto Torrez were charged with the March 2016…