Michael Cotter, U.S. attorney for the state of Montana, discusses Project Safe Bakken during a news conference Friday. This week, law enforcement in Montana and North Dakota have arrested 15 people in the Bakken oil field areas on drug charges.
Oct. 12, 2013 in Region on Page B1
BILLINGS – The booming Bakken oil patch that’s given a major boost to U.S. energy production has emerged as a new front in the fight against drug trafficking. Organized crime …