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North Dakota man charged with possessing nearly $1M of fentanyl pills

About 20,600 fentanyl pills were seized in the raid on the Bismarck home of David D. Rogers, with the pills having an estimated street value of about $927,000, according to court documents.

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David Dewight Rogers
Image courtesy the Burleigh Morton Detention Center.
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BISMARCK — A Bismarck man is facing a variety of felony counts after a search of his home revealed nearly $1 million worth of fentanyl pills, according to court documents.

David D. Rogers, 34, was found attempting to flush the pills down the toilet when authorities raided his home with a search warrant on Sept. 30, according to documents filed in Burleigh County District Court.

About 20,600 fentanyl pills were seized in the raid, which have an estimated street value of about $927,000, according to court documents.

Also found in the raid was methamphetamine, marijuana and two handguns, one of which was deemed to have been stolen, the court document said.

Rogers made an initial appearance in court on Monday, Oct. 3, and conditions of release were set at $1 million cash bail or $100,000 bond.

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He remained in custody as of Wednesday afternoon.

Rogers faces one Class A felony charge of possessing fentanyl with intent to deliver, one Class B felony charge of possessing methamphetamine with intent to deliver with a firearm within reach, one Class C felony charge of unlawful possession of a firearm and one Class C felony charge of possession of a stolen firearm.

He also faces a Class B misdemeanor of possessing marijuana.

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