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.
Police: 176 Grams Of Meth Removed In Hibbing, Three ArrestedIn the past three days, police have removed over 176 grams of suspected methamphetamine in the city of Hibbing.
Ramsey County Officials Warn Of Contaminated Heroin After String Of OverdosesA string of back-to-back heroin overdoses has the Ramsey County Sheriff's office concerned.
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.
DPS: Drug Seizures On The Rise In Many Categories In MinnesotaThe Minnesota Department of Public Safety (DPS) says drug seizures have increased in several major drug categories in 2019.
'It Is A Public Health Concern': Minneapolis Installs Used Needle Disposal Boxes In Pilot ProgramMinneapolis’s health department is doing something about the city’s needle problem.
5 Pounds Of Heroin, $11.5K Seized Across Southwest MetroAfter a six-month investigation, the Southwest Metro Drug Task Force said it collected the equivalent of a fifth of all drugs taken by the state last year. Five pounds of heroin were found, $11,500 in drug proceeds were taken, three people were arrested, and two people were charged for drug-related crimes at the end of the investigation.
2 Charged In Burnsville Heroin CaseKevin Termell Green, 35, and Minnie Kokiesha Loyd, 34, were charged in connection with possession of nearly 300 grams of heroin and almost $197,000 in cash, the Dakota County Attorney's Office said. Green and Loyd, both of Burnsville, were charged with one count of selling controlled substances in the first degree.
Beverly Burrell To Receive No Additional Prison Time For 2 More Heroin DeathsFamilies question whether a notorious drug dealer's punishment fits the crime. Beverly Burrell is already behind bars for killing three men with heroin.
Paramedics On The Front Lines Of Minnesota's Overdose BoomThe BCA recently reported 170 overdoses across the Twin Cities over a two week span. The victim died in 17 of those cases.
3rd Defendant Pleads Guilty In Red Lake Heroin Conspiracy That Killed 2Kristopher Sullivan, 24, pleaded guilty for his role in a heroin distribution conspiracy which led to two fatal shootings, the U.S. Attorney's Office said. Sullivan's co-defendants, Bryan Boardman, 25, and Franklin Jackson, 23, previously pleaded guilty to one count each of conspiracy to distribute heroin, the office said.
'That's Astronomical': Minneapolis Police Respond To 65 Overdose Calls In 9 DaysThe war against drug overdoses has ripped through communities across the country. And now, police across the Twin Cities are dealing with a frightening battle of their own.
St. Paul Police: 5 Overdoses Reported In 36 HoursSt. Paul police say five people suffered suspected heroin overdoses in a 36-hour span.
Duluth Police: 2 Arrested In Historic $350K Heroin BustThe Duluth Police Department says a two-month investigation has resulted in two arrests and the largest heroin bust in the department’s history.