On 18 March, 2016, the Dunn County Sheriff’s Office, with the assistance of the Southwest Tactical Team, The Badlands Narcotics Task Force, The North Dakota Bureau of Criminal Investigations, and the ND Livestock Association executed multiple search warrants at one location just west of Killdeer and two locations east of Killdeer.
Numerous items of evidence of multiple felony crimes were recovered including narcotics, narcotics paraphernalia, and weapons. Also an illegally possessed venomous reptile necessitated the involvement of ND Game and Fish.
An Improvised Explosive Device was located at one of the locations and Bismarck PD Bomb Squad was requested for assistance.
Livestock bearing illegal and/or altered brands were also located.
Three arrests were made and further investigations are ongoing.
Dunn County Sheriff Clay Coker extends thanks to all personnel involved in this successfull and well executed operation.