NORTHERN MINNESOTA (www.newsbreak.site) This message from the Paul Bunyan drug task force on Facebook, in an effort to save lives law enforcement across northern Minnesota is sending out a warning regarding a potentially fatal drug that is possibly linked to one fatal overdose in Thief River Falls and a number of non-fatal overdoses in the region.
The Pine to Prairie and Paul Bunyan Drug Task Forces seized approximately 160 grams of suspected fentanyl in northern Minnesota on Monday.
The suspected fentanyl is a fine crystal with a pink color which has been sold as heroin under the name of fire.
This substance is reported to be extremely potent and potentially fatal to users who may inadvertently come in contact with the substance.
Several arrests have been made in the case, but no charges have been filed yet.
No further information is being released at this time.
The substance is being analyzed by the BCA.
The public is encouraged to report any information regarding this substance to law enforcement.