RST Police seize $40K, guns, ‘substantial’ amount of meth

Also seize ammunition, high capacity magazines and body armor

ROSEBUD S.D. – Police on the Rosebud Sioux Reservation along with law enforcement from Nebraska seized guns, cash, and a ‘substantial’ amount of meth on Friday.

According to Captain Iver Crow Eagle, a three multi-jurisdictional search warrants lead to the arrests of several people. Police also seized $40,000, several firearms, ammunition, high capacity magazines and body armor.

Police also seized a ‘substantial’ amount of meth and marijuana. The amount of drugs is currently unknown while authorities at the state lab in Pierre analyze the drugs.

“It was a big one,” said Cpt. Crow Eagle of the three busts.

Police have not released the identities of those arrested while they continue to investigate further.

The investigation was carried out by the Rosebud Sioux Tribe Law Enforcement, the Valentine Nebraska Police Department, and FBI Safe Trails Drug Enforcement Task Force.

Assisting in the service of the warrants in Valentine Nebraska included Valentine Police Department and the Nebraska State Patrol. On the Rosebud Indian Reservation were officers from RST-LES, FBI, FBI-Drug Task Force and the Cheyenne River Sioux Tribal Police Department.

Photos below are from the Rosebud Sioux Tribe Police.

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