Tuesday, April 22, 2014
(St. Paul, MN) -- Federal agents have over 65 people in custody in a statewide heroin bust. U.S. Attorney Andrew Luger says the raids were done by federal and state authorities in Minneapolis and St. Paul, Duluth and Rochester and also netted 250-thousand dollars in cash. The arrests were the culmination of the first coordinated federal and state busts targeting Mexican drug cartels since traffickers set up shop in the state roughly four years ago. DEA special agent Jack Riley called it a "great day for the good guys in Minnesota" and added they "punched organized crime in the face."