Nine people have been arrested on drug charges in Central Minnesota.

Morrison County Sheriff Michel Wetzel says an investigation by the Central Minnesota Drug and Gang Task force led to the arrest of 26-year-old Benjamin Tschida of Little Falls and 27-year-old Jeremy Schumann of Little Falls.

Follow-up search warrants in Todd County led to the arrests of 22-year-old James Stache junior of Little Falls and 22-year-old Daniel Schillinger of Swanville.  24-year-old Jennifer Gorton of Browerville was also arrested.

Four more people from Pillager, Brainerd, and Cushing were also arrested.

The Todd County Sheriff's Office and the Little Falls police department assisted with the arrests.