Duluth, MN (KROC-AM News)- Authorities are reporting the seizure of a massive amount of fentanyl following a Minnesota drug bust. 

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Law enforcement executed a search warrant early Monday morning. The subject of the warrant was wanted for Parole Violation, Possession with Intent to Deliver Fentanyl, and five counts of Possession of a Firearm by a Prohibited Person, authorities say. 

Members of Lake Superior Violent Offender Task Force served the warrant at an apartment complex in northwestern Duluth. The raid led to the discovery of a kilogram of compressed fentanyl, crack cocaine, methamphetamine, a loaded pistol, and evidence of drug sales. 

File photo. Actual drugs not pictured. Getty Images
File photo. Actual drugs not pictured. Getty Images
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Investigators also intercepted a parcel sent through mail that contained a compressed kilogram of cocaine. As a result of the drug discovery, authorities detained 43-year-old Diaunte Shields without incident. 

Sheilds. St. Louis County Jail Roster
Sheilds. St. Louis County Jail Roster
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The news release says Shields had $33,555 in cash, multiple fake ID’s and fake documents on his person. 

He was booked into the St. Louis County Jail around 6 a.m. Monday. He’s being held without bail.

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