Man, woman arrested with guns, drugs in ATF operation in Minot

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MINOT, N,D. (KFYR) -- Two people are in custody in Minot following a joint operation between agents with the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, and Firearms and the Ward County Narcotics Task Force.

The officers executed a search warrant at 9:30 a.m Thursday at a residence in the 2800 block of 1st Avenue SW following a tip that Steven and Krisan Smiley had advertised and sold firearms while Steven was a convicted felon.

Agents found 20 firearms in the residence along with heroin, marijuana, and drug paraphernalia.

Both made their initial court appearance Friday and will be back in court next month.