MINOT, N.D. (AP) — Authorities say a Michigan man appeared in courtroom Tuesday after Minot police seized 15,000 fentanyl tablets and 80 grams of fentanyl powder with an estimated avenue worth of greater than $1 million.
The medicine have been discovered after a search warrant was executed at a storage storage the place police say they discovered the highly effective opioid together with a considerable amount of marijuana. A search at a second website resulted within the seizure of two firearms and $18,000 in case.
Ryan Rattler, 30, of Flushing, Michigan, is charged with possession with intent to ship greater than 40 grams of fentanyl, a Class A felony, and possession with intent to ship marijuana, a Class C felony.
Court docket paperwork don’t listing an lawyer for Rattler. An arraignment is scheduled for July 28 in Ward County Court docket.
Police say fentanyl was the reason for the “overwhelming majority” of the 38 overdose deaths within the Minot space in 2020 and 2021.
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