Fentanyl driving local, nationwide overdose epidemic

Fentanyl driving local, nationwide overdose epidemic

“We have had people overdose on just a quarter of a pill here in this area,” Minnesota River Valley Drug Task Force Commander Lt. Jeff Wersal said. Many users are sometimes unaware of the fentanyl in the illicit drug, which in many cases could result in overdose....
Police arrest, charge 6 in connection to drug bust

Police arrest, charge 6 in connection to drug bust

MRVDTF agents said 34-year-old Bryan Gerald Mortensen, of Mankato, who was wanted on third-degree controlled substance sales, turned himself in around 6 p.m. Wednesday and remains in custody. “Today’s seizure of 450 dangerous Mbox 30 pills far exceeds MRVDTF seizure...