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In the past month, the cities of Marshall, Robbinsdale and St. Joseph approved moratoriums on sales. Other cities across Minnesota are also considering moratoriums as they weigh how they'll tackle enforcement.
Last year had twice as many deaths as the state saw 10 years ago, and numbers have climbed significantly since 2018 when there were just over 600.
Compassion House of Detroit Lakes, which offers addiction treatment services, is looking to expand its facility by 2,200-square feet and consolidate with Daystar Recovery Center.
Anthony James Larson, 35, of White Earth, has been charged in Becker County District Court with felony fifth-degree controlled substance crime and misdemeanor DWI.

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During a search of Martinez, the officer found a vial that Martinez said was heroin, according to court records. The substance, including the weight of the vial, weighed 8.83 grams. At the jail, he said he had ingested methamphetamine, and was brought to the emergency room where hospital staff located 3.8 grams of meth.
According to court records, he is required to register as a predatory offender under Minnesota law. On March 24, he was found to be living at a residence on Martin Drive in rural Ogema, after a tribal police officer went there on the report of a possible domestic assault.
According to court records, on March 4, a White Earth police officer spoke with a woman about an assault that had occurred approximately a week prior.
According to court records, just after midnight on March 24, she was pulled over on County Road 21 near Floyd Lake in Detroit Lakes, for a broken tail light. About half a gram of marijuana wax was found in her pocket.
According to court records, the vehicle pulled to the side of the road and the female driver jumped out, appeared to be distraught, and yelled at the officers that "he just kidnapped me!"
According to court records, on March 15, he stole an iPhone 13 valued at $1,049 from the Detroit Lakes Walmart. He was identified by surveillance video.

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The Kandiyohi County Sheriff's Office reported that the death of Samantha Myers, 19, of Pennock, is being investigated as a possible overdose of a suspected illegal narcotic substance.
Lisa Marie Blakely, 54, of Bemidji, has been sentenced in Becker County District Court for felony fifth-degree controlled substance crime.
The Elk River man went into a coma and went into kidney failure after being injected with ketamine while struggling with police, according to the complaint filed in Minnesota U.S. District Court.

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