Skip to main content

Boreal Community Media

Large methamphetamine bust in Fayal Township, Minnesota

Nov 14, 2023 08:13AM ● By Content Editor

Photo: St. Louis County Sheriff's Office


From the St. Louis County Sheriff's Office - November 14, 2023


On November 13, 2023, members of the Lake Superior Violent Offender Task Force (LSVOTF) arrested an individual at a Cenex gas station at 3504 Hwy 53 in Fayal Township. 

The arrest of the individual was the result of a methamphetamine sales investigation conducted by the LSVOTF. A search warrant was later obtained for the vehicle involved, and during the search, approximately 5lbs of methamphetamine was located along with $1000.00 US currency. The individual was later booked into the St. Louis Co Jail in Virginia for 1st degree sales of methamphetamine.

An additional search warrant was later obtained for a residence in the City of Hibbing where an additional 120 grams of methamphetamine was located along with $889.00 US currency.