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Moorhead search warrant leads to arrest of Texas woman, seizing $40K in drugs

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Moorhead search warrant leads to arrest of Texas woman, seizing $40K in drugs
Park Rapids Minnesota PO Box 111 56470

MOORHEAD - A 20-year-old Texas woman after police searched a Moorhead home this morning and found about $40,000 worth of cocaine and marijuana.

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Samantha Lynn Barrientos is being held in the Clay County Jail on suspicion of a first-degree controlled substance charge, a felony.

According to a news release from the Moorhead Police Department:

Officers executed a search warrant at 1913 18th Ave. S. in Moorhead, where they found 13 ounces of cocaine and 17 grams of marijuana.

Officers believe the cocaine came from Texas.

Barrientos' arrest is part of an ongoing investigation targeting drug-trafficking in the Fargo-Moorhead area.

The Cass County Sheriff's Office, Fargo Police Department, North Dakota Bureau of Criminal Investigations and West Fargo Police Department also assisted in the investigation and arrest.

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