$22,000 worth of heroin seized in Fargo-Moorhead drug bust

Myrone Barry Bell, 24, of Moorhead, is expected to face felony drug charges. Police said they seized 110 grams of heroin with an estimated street value of $22,000 when they executed search warrants of two properties affiliated with Bell on Friday, Feb. 1.
Myrone Barry Bell, 24, of Moorhead, is expected to face felony drug charges. Police said they seized 110 grams of heroin with an estimated street value of $22,000 when they executed search warrants of two properties affiliated with Bell on Friday, Feb. 1.

MOORHEAD — Narcotics officers investigating a suspected heroin distributor seized tens of thousands of dollars of the drug while executing search warrants in Fargo and Moorhead on Friday, Feb. 1.

Detectives seized 110 grams of heroin — with an estimated street value of $22,000. They also seized about $5,000 in cash and 3 grams of marijuana while searching homes associated with the suspect in both cities, the Moorhead Police Department said in a news release.

Police arrested the suspected dealer, 24-year-old Myrone Barry Bell of Moorhead. He's expected to face a felony first-degree controlled substance charge in Minnesota and a charge of heroin possession with intent to deliver in North Dakota.

A police official said it's a significant bust.

"It's not just a dealer, it's a distributor," said Moorhead Police Capt. Deric Swenson, explaining that major drug seizures like this do more to take drugs off the street.