UPDATE: Drugs, a gun and more than $50,000 seized after search warrants served
FARGO, N.D. (Valley News Live) - UPDATE: Pills that police say have been linked to several recent overdoses in the area have been seized.
The Fargo Police Department Narcotics Unit, Cass County Drug Task Force and the Grand Forks Narcotics Task Force served several search warrants in Fargo as part of an ongoing drug investigation. Three separate search warrants were conducted Tuesday at two residences and a hotel.
Detectives seized approximately 1,400 M30 Fentanyl pills, nearly two ounces of heroin, a few grams of methamphetamine, a Glock 9mm pistol, $51,785 in cash, and a small amount of marijuana.
The Red River Valley SWAT Team was used to assist with the service of one of the search warrants at 901 42nd Street South. The use of the SWAT Team was requested due to the likelihood of violence from a suspect involved. The SWAT Team is utilized based on factors related to suspects and their criminal history, as well as current information regarding threats to the public and law enforcement from suspects.
Several people are facing potential state and federal charges, and they could face even more charges as the investigation continues.
The investigation into this drug trafficking organization is still ongoing.
ORIGINAL: An investigation is underway for a narcotics search warrant that brought out the SWAT team.
Fargo Police say the team was out in the 900 block of 42nd St. S. around 8 Tuesday night to deliver the search warrant.
No arrests were made in the search, but police say they’re still looking into the case.
No other information is being released at this time.
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