Traffic Enforcement Meth Bust on the Iron Range

By KBJR News 1

Traffic Enforcement Meth Bust on the Iron Range

April 22, 2013 Updated Apr 22, 2013 at 3:58 PM CDT

Virginia, MN (NNCNOW.com ) --- Four people were arrested Friday following a methamphetamine bust in the Virginia and Eveleth areas.

Members of the Boundary Waters Drug Task Force conducted a meth saturation to target drug related offenses through increased traffic enforcement.

Sixty traffic stops were conducted within a six hour period that resulted in a number of arrests and citations for drug related offenses. Two vehicles were towed due to drug arrests and are subject to forfeiture.

Four people were arrested on drug related offenses. Six other individuals were taken into custody- 4 for arrest warrants and two for drug related offenses.

All cases related to this bust are still under investigation.

The Hibbing Police Department, Chisholm Police Department, Virginia Police Department, Eveleth police Department, Gilbert Police Department, Babbitt Police Department, Nashwauk Police Department, St. Louis County Sheriff's Office and the Boundary Waters Drug Task Force all took part in the meth saturation.

Written and posted to the web by Raeanna Marnati
rmarnati@kbjr.com