Five jailed on weapon and drug charges

An early morning traffic stop on U.S. Highway 2 in Berthold Saturday led to the arrest of five men.

During the investigation into the stop three handguns, marijuana, and drug paraphernalia were seized. Several of the men also had felony and misdemeanor warrants for their arrest. None of the occupants were able to possess concealed weapons because of residence status or prior felonies.

Charged were Robert Morris, 25, concealed handguns and narcotic offenses; D’angelo Patrick, 25, of Minneapolis, concealed weapons, narcotic offenses, and false information; Elijah Walls Isiah, 20, of Augusta, Ga., concealed weapons, narcotic offenses, and warrants; Jermaine Morris, 25, Chicago, concealed weapons, possession of a firearm by a convicted felon, narcotic offenses. He also had a AA felony warrant for possession of drugs with intent to deliver.

Deshawn Morris, 23, of Green Bay, Wis., was charged with concealed weapons, narcotic offenses, and multiple felony warrants from Wisconsin. The narcotic charges will be prosecuted by the Berthold Municipal Court.

– Andrea Johnson