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Department of Justice
U.S. Attorney’s Office
District of North Dakota

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Friday, January 8, 2016

Minneapolis Heroin Dealer Found Guilty By Federal Jury

FARGO - U. S. Attorney Christopher C. Myers announced that on Jan. 8, 2016, Michael Antwain Modisett, 32, aka Moe, from Minneapolis, Minn., was found guilty following a five-day trial for conspiracy to possess with intent to distribute and distribution of heroin.

Beginning in 2012 and continuing through April 2014, Modisette and his associates delivered large amounts of heroin--in excess of 1000 grams--to the Fargo-Moorhead area.

The case was investigated by the Fargo Police Department, Moorhead Police Department, and the Drug Enforcement Agency Task Force.

The case was prosecuted by Assistant U. S. Attorneys Brett Shasky and Jennifer Puhl.

Sentencing for Modisett is set for May 18, 2016, in the U. S. District Court, Fargo.

Topic(s): 
Drug Trafficking
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Updated January 8, 2016