Three Arrested in Tuesday Morning Central Hillside Drug Bust

DULUTH, Minn. – Duluth Police say three individuals were arrested during an early morning drug bust in the Central Hillside neighborhood.

The Duluth Police Department Tactical Response Team conducted a high-risk search warrant in the 400 block of East 6th Street around 5:30 a.m. Tuesday after they received information regarding drug dealing activity and the presence of firearms at a residence.

Police say 32-year-old Malcolm Xavier Lewis and 55-year-old Marice Darnell King were arrested for fifth-degree possession of heroin.

McKenzie Kay Wherley, 25, was arrested for felony warrants.

Investigators located heroin, OxyContin, methamphetamine, evidence of drug sales, and $3,211 in cash during the search of the residence.

The three individuals also have pending criminal cases for drugs and gun violence, according to authorities.

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