Narcotics

Officers in Moorhead, Fargo, Barnesville & Clay County Say Goodbye To K9 Argo

Moorhead PD / FacebookMOORHEAD, Minn. (KVRR) — Moorhead, Fargo, and Barnesville Police along with Clay County Sheriff’s Office say goodbye to retired Moorhead Police K9 Argo. The crime fighter suffered from complications of an enlarged heart. Argo worked with his handler, Mike Fildes, for more than 7 years. Moorhead P.D. says the K9 teams are essential to providing additional protection…

400 pounds of marijuana, mushrooms, pills seized from home

MINNETONKA, Minn. – Charges are pending for two men who were arrested after nearly 400 pounds of marijuana and hundreds of THC vaping cartridges were seized at a Minnetonka home. Lt. Derek Schuldt, commander of the Anoka-Hennepin Narcotics and Violent Crimes Task Force, says he suspects other people were involved in the drug operation, so the investigation is ongoing. Authorities…

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….

Police alarmed as drug overdoses rise sharply in Fargo

FARGO, N.D. (KVRR) — Fargo Police is hoping to bring awareness to helping reduce the number of overdose cases throughout the metro. Department officials say the number of overdoses in the area are climbing with the most common drug of choice being M 30 pills, oxycodone and Percocet with fentanyl. The department’s narcotics unit thoroughly investigates all overdose cases in…

Man Arrested after Attempting to Flee and Ingesting Narcotics During Traffic Stop

Hernandez was taken into custody and transported to Altru Hospital for evaluation.

GRAND FORKS, N.D.–Grand Forks Police arrested a man after he attempting to flee and ingested an unknown amount of narcotics. A Grand Forks Sheriff’s Office deputy initiated a traffic stop on 28-year old Salvador Hernandez at 10:40 a.m. on Tuesday. While the deputy was speaking with Hernandez, he attempted to run and a short foot pursuit ensued. Hernandez was able…

Three Arrested In Area Drug Bust

FARGO, ND — On Wednesday, August 7, 2019, a narcotics investigation concluded with several arrests.  The investigation was conducted by members of the Lakes to River Drug & Violent Crimes Task Force and the Fargo Narcotics Unit. The Lakes to Rivers Drug & Violent Crimes Task Force includes members of the Moorhead Police Department, the Clay County Sheriff’s Office, the…

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…

Drug Bust Puts 2 Adults In Jail and 3 Children In Protective Custody

Officers found both methamphetamine and cocaine inside the apartment that were clearly packaged for sales.

MOORHEAD, MN — A narcotics search warrant was conducted this week that lead to charges for two adults and protective placement of three children, including one that required hospitalization. On Tuesday, June 25, 2019, a narcotics search warrant was executed at 1119 19th Street S, Moorhead. The warrant was conducted by members of the Lakes to River Drug & Violent…

Body Found Last Week In Henning, Minnesota Identified By Family

A family spokeswoman says the body is that of 19-year-old Jordan Bolgrean of Barnesville

HENNING, Minn. — A body found near the Canadian Pacific Railroad tracks in Henning on Friday has been identified. A family spokeswoman says the body is that of 19-year-old Jordan Bolgrean of Barnesville. They say Bolgrean was an Army graduate who struggled with drug addiction. In a Facebook post one year ago, Bolgrean wrote, “Back to work and starting NA…

Police: Driver of Car May Have Been Under the Influence

The driver and the passenger suffered minor injuries

HR09_131605468151340000 HR09_131605468209680000 HR09_131605468226340000 HR09_131605468279680000 SANTA ANA, Calif. — Authorities say the driver of a car that crashed into the second floor of a dentist office admitted to using narcotics earlier in the day. On Sunday, Orange County Fire Authorities responded to a crash of a car into an office building in Santa Ana. They say the driver was speeding when…