Local and federal law enforcement credit a cooperative effort for busting a Chicago-based drug gang that made ordering a bag of heroin as simple as placing a phone call. “This was a 24-hour-a-day, retail-sales heroin operation,” said United States Attorney Andy Luger. “The way this would work is you would call one of two different phone numbers that were known as dispatch phone numbers — almost like you were calling a cab or you were ordering food.”
Eight people have been charged in an apparent school drug ring in the Pequot Lakes area.
A woman known to co-conspirators in a drug ring as “Nurse Betty” has been sentenced to 18 years in prison.