Four arrested after Red Lake Police drug busts

The Red Lake Police Department says in a release they seized several ounces of narcotics and made four arrests after two search warrants were executed in Redby.

According to their release, three ounces of cocaine, one ounce of methamphetamine and one ounce of fentanyl were seized on Sept. 20, as were multiple ecstasy pills, a firearm and multiple sales and manufacturing items associated with narcotics trafficking.

One of the arrested parties was taken into Beltrami County custody for first-degree possession of narcotics and an ineligible person in possession of a firearm.

The other three were taken into Red Lake tribal custody on various charges, including possession with the intent to sell, conspiracy to sell narcotics and outstanding tribal warrants.

Information on possible narcotics use or sales on the Red Lake reservation can be sent to the Red Lake Narcotics tip line at 218-679-1922.

Featured photo includes two photos from RLPD of the narcotics seized.


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