Multiple search warrants executed in the Cass Lake area
August 26, 2022
August 25, 2022
The conclusion of a cooperative narcotics investigation involving the Hubbard County Sheriff's Office, Minnesota Bureau of Criminal Apprehension, Leech Lake Tribal Police Department and Paul Bunyan Drug Task Force resulted in multiple search warrants being executed in the Cass Lake area involving the distribution of fentanyl, methamphetamine, and illegal firearms possession.
On August 24, 2022, law enforcement executed a search warrant at 6597 156th Street NW, Cass Lake, MN. Law enforcement seized 332 grams of methamphetamine, 280 grams of fentanyl, user amount of cocaine, and US currency believed to be proceeds from illegal drug sales.
Five illegally possessed firearms were located during the search warrant that were in close proximity of the methamphetamine and fentanyl.
Two persons were arrested as a result of the investigation and were identified as MILTON JOSHEPH BUDREAU III and ALAINA SUE WIND.
WIND was booked into the Cass County, MN jail on 5th degree drug possession charges and BUDREAU was booked into the Cass County, MN jail on charges of 1st degree drug possession and an ineligible person in possession of a firearm(s).
The Leech Lake Tribal Police Department, Hubbard County Sheriff's Office and the Cass County Sheriff's Office are members of the Paul Bunyan Drug Task Force, and Headwaters Safe Trails Task Force. The Paul Bunyan Drug Task Force, Headwaters Safe Trails Task Force and Minnesota Bureau of Criminal Apprehension work as partners to investigate local and statewide investigations.
Information from community members continue to play a vital role in the successful seizure of illegal drugs in the area. The Leech Lake Tribal Police Department would like to thank those community members.