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$5 million worth of cocaine seized in central North Dakota

Agencies involved in the bust include the Carrington Police Department, the North Dakota Highway Patrol, the Stutsman County Task Force and the Drug Enforcement Administration.

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Police in Carrington, North Dakota, seized about $5 million worth of cocaine on Friday, Feb. 18, 2022.
Photo courtesy of Carrington Police Department
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CARRINGTON, N.D. — Members of the Carrington Police Department seized about 290 pounds of cocaine on Friday, Feb. 18.

That's according to a statement released Thursday, Feb. 24, on the police department's Facebook page.

Carrington police said a man named Narvir Suri was arrested in connection with the seizure. He's charged with possessing cocaine with intent to deliver, according to court records.

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Narvir Suri

The estimated street value of the cocaine is about $5 million, according to the police, who said the case remains under investigation.

Agencies involved in the bust include the Carrington Police Department, the North Dakota Highway Patrol, the Stutsman County Task Force and the Drug Enforcement Administration.

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