Four arrested in Duluth on drug charges

Four people were arrested in Duluth Thursday on pending charges of 1st Degree Sale of a Controlled Substance. According to the Lake Superior Violent Offender Task Force (LSVOTF), search warrents were executed on Thursday afternoon at two Duluth homes.

While conducting the arrest officers found 864.4 grams of fentanyl, 858.3 grams of methamphetamine and 102 M30/Mbox synthetic fentanyl pills. According to the report, $21,578 in US currency and four handguns were also seized.

According to Duluth Police, law enforcement found evidence that the individuals, who police say are part of a Drug Trafficking Organization, were responsible for transporting and selling over 10-kilograms of fentanyl and 20-kilograms of methamphetamine. This was a month’s-long investigation involving multiple agencies.

Agencies who assisted include the Duluth Police Department, Superior Police Department, Redcliff Tribal Police Department, Lac Courte Oreilles Tribal Police Department, St. Louis County Sheriff’s Office and their K9 Division, MSP Airport Police, US Bureau of Indian Affairs, and Homeland Security Investigations.

WDIO News does not same suspects until formal charges have been filed.