2 Arrested in Minnesota for Selling Fentanyl to Undercover Cop in Halstad

Halstad, MN: The authorities in Minnesota arrested two individuals after they sold Fentanyl pills to an undercover cop in Halstad.

The undercover cop purchased 75 fentanyl tablets from two individuals. The individuals are now facing many criminal charges following their arrest.

According to the records, on April 19, 2024, Charlee Joseph Douglas Fugleberg allegedly sold 75 “M30” fentanyl pills to a police officer at a petrol station in Halstad while traveling from Fargo.

Karl Vernell Leclair, who confessed to using fentanyl on the route to deliver the narcotics, drove Fugleberg to Halstad.

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Following the men’s arrest, police seized a number of illicit substances from their vehicle, including cash, more fentanyl tablets, 26 grams of fentanyl powder, four grams of methamphetamine, one gram of heroin, fake weapons, and other drug paraphernalia.

The confiscated items by the authorities.

Fugleberg is facing three felonies: two counts of first-degree possession of a controlled substance and one count of first-degree sales of fentanyl.

Leclair is further facing three first-degree felonies: fentanyl sales, fifth-degree possession of a controlled substance, and driving while intoxicated.

On April 23, 2024, they appeared before the Norman County Court for the first time. The conditions-based bond amount was $500,000 and the unconditional bond amount was $750,000.

The Pine to Prairie Drug Task Force, which was responsible for the arrest, has just launched a new app, “P2PTip,” that allows members of the public to provide anonymous tips to police and allows officers to respond.

Reference: ValleyNewsLive

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