Spirit Lake Declares State of Emergency in Fight Against Drug Trafficking

Here’s the quote, “The use, abuse, sale trade and transport of illegal narcotics and substances has reached an epidemic proportion on the Spirit Lake Tribe reservation.” The tribe will be working with federal, state, and local authorities to help stem the tide.

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Drug Trade: Lower Prices Attract Unwanted Buyers and Sellers

The laws of economics are proving burdensome for local drug enforcement officers. Where there’s money, the supply will follow. Where there’s supply, the prices will drop. When prices drop, more people participate. Get the story from the Dickinson Press.

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Meth rising: Bakken a new market for organized drug crime

Methamphetamine use is on the rise in Western North Dakota. It’s a case of where the money goes, the drugs follow. Nadya Faulx writing for the Dickinson Press covers the topic in a in-depth article.

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Police In The Valley Concerned Over New Drug:Powder Fentanyl

A recent overdose death in Grand Forks has police warning people about a new drug called Fentanyl. It’s typically prescribed for pain, but in its powdered form it is dangerous and unpredictable.

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2 Men Charged for Possession of Over 4 Lbs. of Heroin

A routine traffic stop led to a major drug bust on I-94. The officer noticed suspicious behavior and ordered a search of the car. The find — 4.5 pounds of heroin worth approximately $2.5 million.

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The Drugs in the Mail

Rising population has also meant a rise in crime, and illegal drug trafficking is a growing problem. While most drugs are brought in through distribution channels from the West and South, prescription drugs in particular are often delivered by the various postal services.

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