ST. CLOUD (WJON News) - Investigations into overdoses from fentanyl in St. Cloud have resulted in the arrest of two alleged drug users.

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The Central Minnesota Violent Offender Task Force has been investigating multiple overdoses and overdose deaths linked to pressed fentanyl pills, commonly called M-Box 30 pills.

Based on those investigations, officials conducted a search of a home in the 100 block of 14th Avenue North on November 9th and arrested 28-year-old Rashawn McDonald of St. Cloud. He was charged with two counts of second-degree sale of a controlled substance and two counts of felon in possession of a firearm.

The next day, officials conducted another search of a home in the 800 block of 12th Avenue South and arrested 38-year-old Natasha Zins of St. Cloud on charges of felony possession of a controlled substance and felon in possession of a firearm.

During that investigation, officials also arrested 39-year-old Buddy Loehrer of St. Cloud for 5th-degree possession of a controlled substance, along with 22-year-old Coleton Loeher and 20-year-old Josalynn Mathison, both of St. Cloud, for felony 4th and 5th-degree possession of a controlled substance.

Both Zins and McDonald were moved to the Stearns County Jail and are awaiting trial.

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