Hundreds of fentanyl-containing pills found during stop in Olmsted County
Rochester, MN (KROC-AM News) – A traffic stop near Rochester on Wednesday night led to drug charges against a Burnsville man after authorities discovered he was in possession of hundreds of counterfeit painkillers.
The criminal complaint filed against Abdimajid Mohamed, 23, on Thursday says he was arrested by a state police officer in connection with a highway driving complaint. 52 near the Olmsted-Goodhue County line late Wednesday night. The soldier said Said-Mohamed appeared to be lethargic.
The complaint says Mohamed admitted to consuming fentanyl about two hours before driving. During the stop, the soldier learned that Mohamed had an outstanding arrest warrant and took him to the Olmsted County Adult Detention Center.
During a search at the jail, deputies discovered that Mohamed was carrying a bag containing 822 counterfeit oxycodone pills, according to the complaint. Authorities say the counterfeit pills contain fentanyl.
Mohamed is charged with first and second degree drug dealing, second degree drug possession and DWI. The complaint says the soldier sent a blood sample obtained from Mohamed to the BCA for testing.
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