Duluth Drug Seizure

By: News Intern Katherine Jones

DULUTH- Two men from Duluth are facing federal drug charges for the alleged distribution of more than a kilogram of heroin. 

The U-S Attorney’s Office says 36-year-old Eric Black and 39-year-old Otis Weaver are charged in a 15-count indictment. Black and Weaver are accused of selling heroin on several occasions from March 20th through May 30th of this year.

They were busted with four-point-three pounds of heroin, a half pound of cocaine and 95-thousand dollars cash.  The Lake Superior Drug and Violent Crime Task Force called it its largest-ever heroin seizure.

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