Red Lake Police seize large quantities of meth and fentanyl

The Red Lake Police Department’s Narcotics Unit seized over a half-pound of fentanyl and nearly two ounces of methamphetamine Wednesday.

According to a release, officers from the patrol, conservation and investigation units of the Red Lake Police Department executed a search warrant in Red Lake’s West End area.

Two adult women, ages 26 and 54, were arrested in connection with the seizures. Two others were arrested on tribal warrants.

“Fentanyl has been linked to numerous overdoses on the Reservation, including fatalities,” said the release.

“If you have any information on narcotics sales on the Reservation, please call our anonymous tip line at 218-679-1922.”


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 all the beats in north-central Minnesota, such as local government, crime, education, environment and social issues. She studied communications at Bemidji State University.


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