Formal Charges in Park Point Drug Bust

Search warrant executed in the 1300 block of Minnesota Avenue


DULUTH, Minn. – Duluth Police and investigators from the Lake Superior Drug and Violent Crime Task Force executed a search warrant at a residence in the 1300 block of Minnesota Avenue on Thursday, March 9.

The search warrant was conducted as a result of an investigation into the suspected sale of controlled substances at that address.

During the search, investigators found heroin packaged for sale, methamphetamine, marijuana, scales, U.S. currency, and other evidence of drug sales.

A male fled on foot from investigators and attempted to discard nearly 49 grams of heroin before being taken into custody.

The male, a 28-year-old on probable cause charged of 1st Degree Sale of Heroin, Fleeing Police on Foot, and Obstructing Legal Process.

On Tuesday, March 14, the St. Louis County Attorney’s office formally charged 28-year-old Trahern Deshawn Pollard, of Minneapolis, with 1st Degree Sale of a Controlled Substance (felony) , Obstructing the Legal Process with Force (gross misdemeanor), and Fleeing Police on Foot (Misdemeanor).

Pollards bail was set at $150,000 with no conditions, $100,000 with conditions.

At the time of his arrest, Pollard was on probation in Olmsted County for a felony conviction for forgery. Pollard has previous convictions in Minnesota for Possession/Sale of Marijuana and Possession of Drug Paraphernalia.

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