2 Men Charged With Trafficking Fentanyl Onto Red Lake ReservationTwo men are facing federal charges for their alleged involvement in trafficking fentanyl onto the Red Lake Indian Reservation in northern Minnesota earlier this year.
Minneapolis Man Charged In Conspiracy To Distribute FentanylA Minneapolis man was charged along with 3 others for conspiring to distribute fentanyl, United States Attorney W. Anders Folk announced Wednesday.
Southern Minnesota Task Force Warns Of Fentanyl On The Streets Following 4 Fatal OverdosesIn a statement Tuesday, Lt. Jeff Wersal, the commander of the Minnesota River Valley Drug Task Force, said there have been numerous overdoses in the Mankato area this month, with four of them fatal.
Arrest Made In May Overdose Death Of Jesse Barnhart In MankatoA 26-year-old man is in the Blue Earth County jail in connection to the overdose death of Jesse Barnhart back in May in Mankato.
2 Minnesotans Arrested In Nebraska With 5,000 Fentanyl PillsA man and woman from Minnesota were arrested in Nebraska last month for their alleged involvement in trafficking fentanyl.
Opioid Overdoses Have Spiked In Minnesota During PandemicThe opioid epidemic led to a record number of drug overdoses in the United States last year. The spike is happening in Minnesota, too.
5 Arrested After Drug Busts In Willmar Turn Up Suspected Fentanyl PillsAccording to the task force, the pills were linked to overdoses of people who thought they were buying Oxycodone.
MDH: Fatal Overdoses Rose 27% In 2020, Driven By Surge In Fentanyl-Linked DeathsDrug overdose deaths increased 27% in Minnesota last year, health officials announced Monday. More than 1,000 people died of overdoses during a year that brought the COVID-19 pandemic and social unrest stemming from the murder of George Floyd.
Fighting Fentanyl: Hazelden Betty Ford Partners With Mpls. African American Addiction CenterJennifer Mayerle spoke with an addiction expert about the prevalence of fentanyl in our community.
Apple Valley Man, 34, Charged In One Of Dakota County's Largest Drug SeizuresAlphones Latrese Herron Jr., 34, faces three first-degree counts of aggravated controlled substance crime.
Minneapolis Man Charged With Smuggling Heroin Into Hennepin County JailA 33-year-old Minneapolis man has been charged with smuggling heroin into the Hennepin County Jail and giving it to three inmates who overdosed, but did not die.
Hastings Man Charged In Overdose Death Of Michelle CahillJason Slattum, 41, has been charged in Dakota County with third-degree murder in connection to the overdose death of a 50-year-old Hastings woman.
Minneapolis Man Indicted On Fentanyl Distribution ChargesThe U.S. Attorney's office announced Monday a federal indictment charging 25-year-old Mohamed Salah Hussein, of Minneapolis, with one count of conspiracy to distribute and two counts of possession with intent to distribute fentanyl.
3 Men Arrested In Duluth Woman's Overdose DeathThree men are in custody after an investigation into a Duluth woman’s overdose death last year.
ME: Young Rapper Lexii Alijai Died Of Accidental OverdoseOfficials say a young Twin Cities rapper died on New Year’s Day due to a mix of alcohol and fentanyl toxicity.