Four arrested after search near Cass Lake

Four were arrested after a drug bust in Cass Lake Monday.

According to a release from the Leech Lake Tribal Police Department, they, the Cass County Sheriff’s Office and agents with the Paul Bunyan Drug Task Force executed a search warrant for illegal drugs just south of Cass Lake.

Officers located heroin, prescription pills, methamphetamine and a large amount of paraphernalia.

Twenty-five-year-old Tyron Turner of Southfield, Michigan and 28-year-old Devaughn Caselberry of Detroit, Michigan were arrested on suspicion of possessing drugs.

Thirty-three-year-old Amber Fairbanks of Cass Lake was arrested on suspicion of possessing drugs and storing meth in the presence of children, and 21-year-old Steven Whitefeather was arrested for multiple warrants.

Multiple children were placed on holds and removed from the residence.


Larissa Donovan is the News Director for the stations of Paul Bunyan Broadcasting and has been, almost without interruption, since Election Day 2016. She covers events and issues in north central Minnesota, which include local government, crime, courts, education, environment and social issues. She studied communications at Bemidji State University and received her degree in 2018. Larissa, native to the great state of New York, grew up in Bemidji, and enjoys spending her spare time with her family and pet cat. She also loves Star Trek, punk rock music and the theater.


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