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Man Faces Murder Charge After Fatal Overdose in Polk County

Andre Metcalf 1/1 Georgie Piatkoff Show Caption Hide Caption POLK CO., Minn. — Two people are arrested as Polk County authorities investigate the death of a woman who is believed to have overdosed on fentanyl. The sheriff’s office says 32 -year old Katie Flick of Erskine was found dead at a home 7 miles from Fertile. 29-year old George Piatkoff…

Charges announced in large drug operation on Native American reservations in ND

Investigators are calling it "Operation Blue Prairie"

NORTH DAKOTA — Twenty six people are charged in what is being called an unprecedented drug distribution enterprise on Indian country in North Dakota. Operation Blue Prairie is the investigation into a large drug ring taking place on North Dakota’s Spirit Lake, Turtle Mountain and Fort Berthold Indian Reservations since 2015. “It was the objective of this conspiracy to target…

Fargo Police warn of Fentanyl laced pills connected to several overdoses

The pills are connected to several overdosed throughout North Dakota.

FARGO, N.D.–The Fargo Police Department is warning the community about counterfeit pills that have been laced with Fentanyl. The pills are connected to several overdosed throughout North Dakota. Police say the pills resemble 30mg Oxycodone. They have a greet tint and usually are printed with an “M” on one side and a “30” on the other side. Anyone who illegally…

Paul Bunyan Drug Task Force Investigating Overdoses Linked to Blue Pills

The pills are reported to be extremely potent and potentially fatal.

BELTRAMI COUNTY, N.D.–The Paul Bunyan Drug Task Force is warning the public about a fatal drug linked to multiple overdoses in the region. The Task Force says small blue pills being sold as 30mg Percocet or “Perc 30s” may contain Fentanyl. The pills come in various shades of blue and have a “30” and “M” on the side. The pills…

Police Intercept Supply of Oxycodone Headed to Reservation

Police arrested two men who said they had more than 200 oxycodone pills in their possession.

BISMARCK, N.D.–Law enforcement officers say they’ve intercepted a supply of oxycodone headed for the Berthold Indian Reservation. Police arrested two men Wednesday in Bismarck during a traffic stop who said they had more than 200 oxycodone pills in their possession. Authorities say each pill can sell for $80 on the reservation. Thirty-two-year-old Michael Ellington and 31-year-old Byron Cooper made initial…

Arrests Made In “Significant” Drug Operation In Moorhead

Police say the Longoria family has been under investigation by law enforcement for the past five years

MOORHEAD, Minn. — Three people have been arrested in Moorhead in a “significant” drug operation that’s been linked to at least one overdose death in Fargo. According to court documents, a confidential informant led to the arrests of 64-year-old Ramiro Longoria, his daughter, 34-year-old Carrie Ann Longoria, and 33-year-old Joel Lumbreras. Investigators seized 26 bags of black tar, 19 bags of…

Public Disposes of Medications Safely on “Take Back Tuesday”

Medicines will be incinerated after being collected

FARGO, N.D. — Fargo Cass Public Health had a place for people to dump their over-the-counter and prescription medications as part of “Take Back Tuesday.” Not only is it a way to make sure your medicine doesn’t end up in the wrong hands, but it’s also better for the environment. “First, it’s good for the environment. We don’t want them…

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…

Bismarck Couple Charged After Passing Out Drunk in Van While Toddlers Play Inside

They also found an open jug of milk in the van, along with food, dirty diapers, a bottle of vodka and an unmarked pill bottle

BISMARCK, ND — Two toddlers were found playing in a van in Bismarck while their grandmother and a man were allegedly passed out drunk. Forty-year-olds Andrea Addison and Gary Pulido face felony child neglect charges after being arrested Thursday. Officers found the one and two-year-old boys in dirty diapers and one was covered with rotten milk. They also found an…