Methamphetamine

Man dealing meth out of motorhome sentenced to 27 years

SIOUX FALLS, S.D. – A Browns Valley, Minnesota man who dealt drugs out of a motorhome has been sentenced to 27 years in prison. A federal indictment accuses 62-year-old Frank Stewart of participating in a drug ring that distributed massive amounts of methamphetamine in South Dakota and elsewhere. Stewart pleaded guilty in December to conspiracy to distribute a controlled substance….

Update: Large amount of meth, cash, seized during I-29 traffic stop in SD

SHERIFF SAYS THE DRIVER MAY HAVE BEEN HEADING TO THE FARGO AREA

SISSETON, S.D. (KVRR) – A Mississippi man is in custody after authorities in South Dakota seized several pounds of methamphetamine, a loaded gun and a large amount of cash on Interstate 29 near the North Dakota border. Roberts County Sheriff Tyler Appel says a deputy found the drugs during a routine traffic stop Tuesday. Twenty-seven-year-old Travis Henley of Hazlehurst, Mississippi…

Teen charged with shooting mother in dispute over meth

COOK, Minn. – Prosecutors in St. Louis County say they have charged a 16-year-old with attempting to kill her mother because she took methamphetamine away from her daughter. The teen is charged in juvenile court with attempted murder. The 40-year-old mother was shot and wounded Sunday afternoon west of Cook. Deputies found the teen’s car stuck in a ditch about two…

Red Lake Police make major Fentanyl bust

They found over 1/2 pound of Fentanyl and nearly two ounces of Methamphetamine along with $2,413.00 in cash.

RED LAKE, MN (KVRR) – The Red Lake Police Department Narcotics Unit, with assistance, made a large Fentanyl bust on Wednesday. With assistance by Patrol, Conservation and Investigation units they served a search warrant in the West End area of Red lake. They found over 1/2 pound of Fentanyl and nearly two ounces of Methamphetamine along with $2,413.00 in cash….

Major meth bust at West Fargo Hotel

When law enforcement executed a search warrant for Calix-Lopez's hotel room they seized 9.5 pounds of methamphetamine.

Drug Enforcement Administration and Cass County Drug Task Force seize 9.5 pounds of meth from West Fargo hotel (1) CARRENO REYES ALEJANDRO ALEJANDRO CARRENO-REYES Calix Lopez, Maynor Maynor Calix-Lopez WEST FARGO, N.D. (KVRR) – The Cass County Drug Task Force with the Drug Enforcement Administration made a significant methamphetamine drug bust. On Wednesday, December 8, 2021 the bust came after…

Two men sentenced for selling meth in western Minnesota

ST. PAUL, Minn. (KVRR) – Federal prosecutors say two men have been sentenced to prison for their roles in a methamphetamine distribution ring in western Minn. Thirty-five-year-old Jonathan Listrom of Circle Pines and 53-year-old Steven Johnson of Glenwood sold meth in the Alexandria area. Acting U.S. Attorney W. Anders Folk says Listrom was sentenced to 16 years in prison followed…

Detroit Lakes man sentenced to 11 years in prison for distributing meth on White Earth Reservation

DETROIT LAKES, Minn.–A Detroit Lakes man has been sentenced to 11 years in prison for possession with intent to distribute methamphetamine. Thirty-eight-year-old Eric Ryan Bergstrom pleaded guilty in December 2019 and was sentenced in St. Paul on Tuesday. Court documents say law enforcement learned of Bergstrom’s intent to deliver meth to the White Earth Reservation and installed a tracking device…

Man Accidentally Starts Car on Fire While Smoking Meth

FARGO, N.D.–A man has been arrested after admitting to smoking methamphetamine while driving and accidentally starting his car on fire on Thursday. The Fargo Police Department responded to Fiechtner Drive and Westrac Drive at approximately 9:40 p.m. for reports of a vehicle on fire in the road. When officers arrived, the vehicle was fully engulfed in flames, but no one…

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….