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Native Drug Team Raids Stone Lake Home Resulting in Multiple Charges

On Wednesday July 15, 2020 at approximately 5:21 p.m., officers of the Lac Courte Oreilles Tribal Police Department executed a search warrant at 12651W Gurno Lake Road.

After obtaining probable cause, LCO Native American Drug and Gang Initiative (NADGI) team members executed the search warrant. As a result of the search warrant, officers arrested James R. Fairbanks (25) of Stone Lake for possession of heroin with intent to deliver more than 3 grams, possession of methamphetamine, possession of drug paraphernalia and a probation violation. Officers seized multiple items used for drug trafficking and drug paraphernalia. Also seized were multiple prepackaged bindles of heroin along with cash.

The Lac Courte Oreilles Tribal Police Department will continue their efforts in their mission to protect the citizens of the Lac Courte Oreilles Reservation.


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