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Reeder resident arrested in drug bust

David Oakes, 46, of Reeder, was arrested on multiple charges related to possession with intent to deliver controlled substances.

By Chris Slone
reporternd@countrymedia.net

On Wednesday, Dec. 19, authorities executed a search warrant at Oakes’ residence in Reeder. According to a news release, multiple controlled substances were found on the property. Those substances were presumptively identified as methamphetamine, MDMA and marijuana.

According to the Adams County Sheriff’s office, several bags of marijuana or approximately two pounds worth was taken from the residence.

Other items seized during the search were THC concentrate, packaging materials and other drug paraphernalia.

The agencies involved with the operation included the Adams County Sheriff’s Office, Southwest Narcotics Task Force, North Dakota Highway Patrol and the North Dakota Bureau of Criminal Investigation.

The Southwest Narcotics Task Force is comprised of agents assigned from the Dickinson Police Department, Stark County Sheriff’s Office and the North Dakota Bureau of Criminal Investigation.

The Southwest Narcotics Task Force is operated with funding and support from Adams, Billings, Bowman, Golden Valley, Hettinger, Slope and Stark Counties as well as the cities of Belfield, Dickinson and Medora.