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Police claim of 'Narcan-resistant' drug in Bloomington under scrutiny

Bloomington's police chief announced the seizure of synthetic opioids on Thursday.

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Minneapolis drug dealer sentenced to 72 months in prison

Bryan Silva had previously pleaded guilty to one count of possessing a machine gun and one count of intent to distribute fentanyl.

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George Floyd daughter suing Kanye West for false claim over his death

West wrongly claimed that Floyd died of a fentanyl overdose.

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Seattle man federally indicted in massive Bloomington fentanyl bust

The case is believed to represent the largest fentanyl bust in the Midwest.

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K-9 search leads to $36K fentanyl seizure during traffic stop

A traffic stop was made after the vehicle was seen speeding through the area.

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Increased state police presence in Twin Cities to stay till year's end

Topics included HEAT patrols, violent crime, fentanyl and street racing.

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Hopkins man gets life for selling fentanyl that caused 11 fatal ODs

At least four others suffered serious bodily injuries as well.

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Threat of 'potential overdoses' among youths prompts Motel 6 raid

Rochester police says fentanyl pills were among the items seized.

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Teen charged for overdose death of 15-year-old West St. Paul girl

A motion has been filed to certify the teen as an adult.

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Minnesota saw record overdose deaths last year, driven by fentanyl

The state recorded 1,286 overdose deaths in 2021.

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Airport police intercept 5,600 fentanyl pills headed to St. Cloud

Three were arrested following a police raid in St. Cloud.

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Over 500 fentanyl pills, $20,000 cash seized in Moorhead bust

Police say an infant was inside the home where the pills, cash and handgun were found.

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Couple charged after $75k worth of fentanyl pills seized during traffic stop

Christopher James Payne and Kaley Maria Wethern have been charged in the seizure.

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Fleeing suspect charged in crash that left husband dead, wife critical

Daniel Joseph Fisher, 57, died from multiple blunt force injuries in a crash Sunday. His wife, Cathleen, is in critical condition as of Tuesday.

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1,064 'extremely dangerous' fentanyl pills found in storage locker

It more than doubled the previous record seizure by the drug task force that worked the case.

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Arrests made following fentanyl bust in St. Cloud

Authorities searched two St. Cloud apartments Friday morning.

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Police seize hundreds of fentanyl pills during I-94 stop

The drugs were allegedly being brought from Minneapolis to Moorhead.

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4 people charged in fentanyl distribution conspiracy

The charges stem from a traffic stop where officers found 10 pounds of fentanyl and 10,000 pills.

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Woman charged with murder in Golden Valley man's overdose death

The woman is accused of selling a lethal dose of fentanyl to the victim, who died last December.

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Ex-deputy to plead guilty to being on fentanyl during deadly pursuit

Kelly Backman admits he was on drugs during a chase through Fergus Falls last October.

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After 2 young people die, Roseville police issue drug overdose alert

Two young people have died in the past 24 hours, Roseville PD said Saturday.

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11 charged in drug trafficking conspiracies in Red Lake

They're suspected of running parallel methamphetamine and fentanyl distribution conspiracies in northern Minnesota.

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DEA: 'Significant increase' of counterfeit pills in Minnesota this year

The pills could contain dangerous amounts of fentanyl, which is often to blame in fatal overdoses.