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Three charged in Duluth heroin bust

March 1, 2014 Duluth No Comments

Three group were charged in a heroin bust in Duluth on Friday, a latest in a array of heroin-related arrests in a city this month.

Lake Superior Drug and Violent Crime Task Force and a Duluth Police Department achieved a hunt aver Wednesday during an unit on a 1800 retard of East Second Street.

During a search, investigators seized 65 grams of heroin, $6,135 and associated justification of drug sales.

Jerrell Benjamin Rodgers, 21, of Chicago; Ike Gold Hardy, 28, of Duluth; and Akeem Maurice Asad, 22, of Chicago were arrested during a search.

All 3 group were strictly charged by a St. Louis County Attorney’s Office with first-degree sale of a tranquil piece and swindling to dedicate a tranquil piece crime. Asad and Rodgers are in custody.

Hardy — who was expelled on bail stemming from a prior assign before being charged with a stream offense — is wanted for an superb transgression warrant.

Residents with any information about squad activity, aroused crime and drug trafficking are speedy to call a Lake Superior Drug and Violent Crime Task Force during (218) 730-5750.

Earlier this month, a Lake Superior Drug and Violent Crime Task Force arrested dual group for allegedly offered heroin in apart cases during a downtown Duluth hotel and a Central Hillside apartment. Last week, Duluth military arrested 4 people in Piedmont Heights and Duluth Heights for offered heroin.

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