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Daquan Lunsford, Detroit, Mich., charged with intent to deliver oxycodone

Daquan Martaz Lunsford, 22, Detroit, Mich., is accused of intent to deliver a large amount of oxycodone in Minot on Monday.

Lunsford is charged in district court in Minot with Class B felony intent to deliver oxycodone and Class A misdemeanor providing false information to law enforcement.

According to a probable cause affidavit filed with the court, Lunsford was a passenger in a vehicle driven by Jaidyn Jean Henry, 19, of Parshall, in Minot on Monday. The 2006 red/maroon Toyota Highlander was stopped for running through a stop sign at the intersection of 8th Street SW and West Burdick Expressway. Henry was cited for disregarding the stop sign and for having no liability insurance. The arresting officer thought he smelled marijuana coming from the car. Lunsford initially gave the officer a fake name. Both denied that there was any marijuana in the vehicle. They agreed to a search of the vehicle. A Border Patrol police dog sniffed the vehicle and alerted to the presence of drugs. Henry and Lunsford were removed from the vehicle and read their rights. Ward County Narcotics Task Force officers conducted a more thorough search of the vehicle and found the bag containing 453 oxycodone pills concealed within a container of men’s deodorant. Lunsford later gave his correct name to authorities at the Ward County Jail.

Lunsford is being held on $80,000 cash or corporate surety bond at the Ward County Jail. He made an initial appearance on the charge on Tuesday in district court and a preliminary hearing has been scheduled for Jan. 16.

Henry was charged in district court with Class A misdemeanor conspiracy to possess drug paraphernalia. She signed a promise to appear and is scheduled to make an initial appearance on the charge on Dec. 23.

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