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Southwestern Minnesota drug investigation leads to charges against 25

Most of the arrests were made in Redwood Falls and on the Lower Sioux Indian Reservation. A five-county drug task force spent a year on the case. Charges include possession and sale of heroin, meth, cocaine, marijuana, and prescription drugs.
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Most of the arrests were made in Redwood Falls and on the Lower Sioux Indian Reservation. A five-county drug task force spent a year on the case. Charges include possession and sale of heroin, meth, cocaine, marijuana, and prescription drugs.

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