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Published May 11, 2012, 04:23 PM

Undercover operation in Fergus Falls results in 11 arrests

Fergus Falls, Minn. (WDAY TV) - For the second spring in a row, several people in Fergus Falls are being arrested on drug charges as part of a cooperative law enforcement effort.

By: WDAY Staff Reports, WDAY

Fergus Falls, Minn. (WDAY TV) - For the second spring in a row, several people in Fergus Falls are being arrested on drug charges as part of a cooperative law enforcement effort.

In partnership with the West Central Minnesota Task Force and the Otter Tail County Sheriff's office, Fergus Falls police have already arrested 11 individuals on drug charges.

Undercover officers conducted controlled buys of several illegal substances. The charges include the distribution of marijuana, cocaine, methamphetamine and prescription drugs. Officers hope they are sending a strong message to drug users in the area.

KILE BERGREN - Fergus Falls Police Chief: “Drug crimes are something that won't be tolerated in the county as well. We just work cooperatively in trying to combat the drug problem.”

Bergren expects at least four more arrest to be made as part of the sting.

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