On March 30, 2022, Agents with the Minnesota River Valley Drug Task Force executed two search warrants in the City of Mankato as part of a drug and weapons investigation.

The first warrant was executed at an address on Bunting Lane.  During execution agents located synthetic cannabinoids, an Mbox 30 fentanyl pill, psilocybin mushrooms and a loaded handgun magazine in the home of 39 year old Anthony Pierre Atkins.  Atkins, a convicted felon, was out on bail from a previous MRVDTF weapons investigation.  He was scheduled to be sentenced in that case on April 13th.  Atkins is in the Blue Earth County Jail facing charges of felon in possession of ammunition and 5th degree drug possession.

The second warrant was executed on the 100 block of South Broad Street.  During that warrant agents seized 10 grams of cocaine, 24 grams of Ecstasy, 90 grams of psilocybin mushrooms, numerous THC oil cartridges, suboxone strips, marijuana and a stolen 9mm handgun.  Three long guns including an assault rifle were also seized.  21 year old Terrell McNeal was arrested during the warrant and is in the Blue Earth County Jail facing numerous charges including first degree sales, second degree possession, fifth degree sales and receiving stolen property.