Idaho

Man arrested for heroin trafficking in North Idaho

A three-month investigation into heroin dealing has led to the arrest of a 63-year-old man in Shoshone County, authorities reported today.

Michael Ward, who lives on Burke Road, was arrested on Wednesday when the North Idaho Violent Crimes Task Force served a search warrant at Ward’s address, according to Detective Lt. Darell Braaten of the Shoshone County Sheriff’s Office.

He was booked on charges of trafficking in heroin and delivery of a controlled substance.

Braaten said the investigation could lead to more charges in the future.



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