UPDATE: Two people arrested after SWAT, Narcotics units search home in south Fargo
FARGO, N.D. (Valley News Live) - UPDATE: Fargo Police says that 27-year-old Bradley Steven Moderow and 38-year-old Michael Merlyn Mead Jr. were arrested for violating their probation.
Police also say that a stolen firearm and drug paraphernalia were found during the search. The investigation is ongoing and it may lead to more arrests or charges at a later time.
The decision to use the Red River Valley SWAT team for the execution of the warrant was based on risk factors associated with individuals involved in the investigation. During the service of the warrant, several Flash Sound Devices were utilized which emit a bright flash and loud bang. These are used as a distraction so the SWAT Team can move safely without detection.
ORIGINAL: People in one south Fargo neighborhood had a scary morning when they saw the Red River Valley SWAT team and police narcotics searching a home.
Fargo Police say the units were at the home in the 900 block of 4th Ave. S. around 7 a.m. on Wednesday, August 4.
Authorities say the response was related to a search warrant. No other information is available at this time.
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