SW Narcotics Drug Task Force Reports Increase In Drug Busts, Overdoses

(Dickinson, ND) — North Dakota’s Southwest Narcotics Drug Task Force is reporting an increase in drug busts and overdoses. A review of data from last year shows an especially notable increase in fentanyl seizures, while large amounts of marijuana, cocaine, and meth were seized as well. Officials say the number of drug-related arrests nearly doubled, and there were 17 overdoses, three of which were fatal. Two meth labs were also busted, including one in Dickinson.

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