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August 8, 2016
COMMUNITY: A survey of substance abuse
BEMIDJI -- A survey conducted by a new recovery program in Bemidji found that a majority respondents have a loved one impacted by addiction and that most believe alcohol and drug abuse or addiction is very common in the city. Face It TOGETHER, a nonprofit with locations across the...
August 8, 2016 - 10:30am
July 10, 2016
Two arrested after drugs, cash seized at rural Redby residence
BEMIDJI—Two people were arrested Friday after drugs and cash were confiscated from a rural Redby home. According to a press release from...
July 10, 2016 - 1:07pm
July 9, 2016
Healthcare Not Handcuffs: Community discusses drug addiction, mental health
BEMIDJI—Nearly 40 community members turned out Saturday to discuss mental health, racism in the justice system, foster care and drug addiction...
July 9, 2016 - 6:34pm
July 6, 2016
Community discussion on drug addiction set for Saturday
BEMIDJI—Voices for Racial Justice—a Minnesota-based advocacy organization—has partnered with members of Bemidji's Native American community to host a panel discussion on drug addiction in Bemidji. Nicole Buckanaga, a Bemidji representative with Voices for Racial...
July 6, 2016 - 6:00pm
June 16, 2016
COURTS: Beltrami County eyes specialty drug court
BEMIDJI—The rising number of drug-related crimes in Beltrami County has prompted a multiagency effort to create a specialty drug court to serve the area's most high-risk individuals. According to Beltrami County Attorney Annie Claesson-Huseby, the county saw 50 fifth-degree...
June 16, 2016 - 5:12pm
June 2, 2016
Prince died of accidental fentanyl overdose, autopsy shows
CHICAGO -- Music superstar Prince, who was found dead in his home in a Minneapolis suburb in late April, died of an accidental, self-administered...
June 2, 2016 - 8:02pm
May 20, 2016
Four arrested after heroin overdose reported: Beltrami County Sheriff’s Office uses Narcan to save victim
BEMIDJI—Four people were arrested on various charges after a reported heroin overdose in Bemidji last week where the victim was given Narcan and survived. Last Friday evening, the Bemidji Police Department was called to the Petro Serve on the western edge of the city for a medical...
May 20, 2016 - 10:35am
April 29, 2016
Penalties to be lightened under compromise on Minnesota drug sentencing laws
ST. PAUL - After weeks of closed-door wrangling between law enforcement, defense attorneys and lawmakers, a compromise has been reached on an effort at the Capitol to lighten criminal penalties for drug offenders statewide. A state commission’s plan — released late last year —...
April 29, 2016 - 5:03pm
April 25, 2016
Grand Forks man gets life in prison for drug conspiracy
FARGO—A Grand Forks man was sentenced Friday in federal court to life in prison on a drug conspiracy charge. Jose Luis Delacruz, 38, also known...
April 25, 2016 - 3:10pm
April 2, 2016
Steps in the right direction: Bemichiigamaag Community Walk Against Drugs held Saturday
Approximately 25 people participated in Bemichiigamaag Community Walk Against Drugs Saturday beginning at the Chief Bemidji statue in downtown...
April 2, 2016 - 2:41pm
March 23, 2016
Tribal Police seize heroin and meth in Onamia; mother arrested
ONAMIA—A 32-year-old mother was arrested this past weekend after drug enforcement agents executed a search warrant at her Onamia home and seized...
March 23, 2016 - 10:38am
Drug bust leads to 3 arrests in Onamia
ONAMIA—Three people were recently charged for drug crimes after law enforcement seized more than 8 grams of heroin and more than 7 grams of...
March 23, 2016 - 10:38am
March 16, 2016
VIDEO: A 'terrible epidemic': Heroin overdoses on the rise across the region
BEMIDJI—Bemidji is at the epicenter of a deadly heroin wave responsible for seven deaths and more than a dozen non-fatal overdoses in north...
March 16, 2016 - 6:50pm
March 14, 2016
'Extremely dangerous' tainted drugs on Fargo streets believed connected to overdose deaths
FARGO, N.D. --Three overdose deaths in one week, possibly related to dangerous fentanyl-laced heroin, have prompted a coordinated area law enforcement...
March 14, 2016 - 9:20am
March 1, 2016
6 arrested after heroin, meth seized from Cass Lake home
CASS LAKE—Six people were arrested Friday after a search warrant was executed in Cass Lake and turned up heroin, methamphetamine, prescription pills, marijuana and handguns. A total of 82 grams of heroin, 19 grams of methamphetamine, 99 illegal prescription pills, a small amount...
March 1, 2016 - 5:27pm