North Dakota Residents Arrested in Drug Bust
Five Watford City, North Dakota Residents Arrested in Drug Bust Five Watford City, North Dakota residents are accused of possessing and distributing peyote.
North Dakota Police say the five were arrested after a six-month investigation.
North Dakota Officer Mike Schmitz says peyote is a cactus plant that can cause hallucinations for as long as 12 hours. Some tribes use it in religious ceremonies.
Schmitz says that since Monday, North Dakota police have seized about a half pound of peyote with a street value of about five-thousand-dollars, along with marijuana and marijuana paraphernalia.
The five North Dakota suspects are identified as 26-year-old Kristine Vaupel, 25-year-old Shelisha Rogness, 21-year-old Shawna Halvorson, 19-year-old Nathan Lohse (LOSH) and 19-year-old Hanna Rasmussen, all of Watford City, North Dakota. North Dakota Officials say they face charges of possession of controlled substances, possession with intent to deliver, and possession of drug paraphernalia.