Officials Make Largest Meth Bust in Mpls Task Force History | News
Five people were arrested in what authorities say is the largest meth bust by the Hennepin County Violent Offender Task Force in Minneapolis.
The task force executed two search warrants and found 12 pounds of meth and a semi-automatic handgun Friday.
The meth has an estimated street value of $200,000, according to the task force.
“Meth is poisonous to our youth, neighborhoods, and communities,” said Hennepin County Sheriff Rich Stanek, “Our multi-agency task force shut down a significant meth distribution operation.”
The Hennepin County Violent Offender Task Force is comprised of the Hennepin County Sheriff’s Office and the following police departments: Golden Valley, Richfield, Brooklyn Center and Brooklyn Park. Bloomington Police and the Drug Enforcement Administration also assisted with this investigation.
Three of the five suspects have been charged. More charges are expected for the other suspects.
The task force is continuing to investigate.