Nearly 6,000 Pills Cut with Fentanyl Siezed and 6 Arrested in Mankato

Published On: April 22nd, 20240.5 min readCategories: Local News, News

MANKATO — Six people are in custody after a weekend fentanyl bust in Mankato.

Mankato Department of Public Safety and the Minnesota River Valley Drug Task Force say they searched a home Saturday and found just under 6,000 counterfeit oxycodone pills. Field tests confirmed the presence of fentanyl, according to investigators.

Six suspects were arrested on suspicion of first-degree sales and possession of a controlled substance. Officers say in a statement, “It’s crucial work to crack down on the distribution of counterfeit pills and powder containing fentanyl.”

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