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Thief River Falls man pleads guilty to drug charges

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A Thief River Falls man pleaded guilty Thursday to giving heroin last summer to a man who then overdosed in a Grand Forks motel room.


Thomas Alan Olson, 24, admitted dealing cocaine, heroin and methamphetamine July 10 in Room 102 of the Quality Inn, 3251 30th Ave. S., with Rodrigo Almendarez, his longtime friend from Thief River Falls.

They both took heroin but Almendarez went unconscious. Somebody called 911.

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