Man found guilty of dealing drugs that led to overdose death

Published 9:24 pm Monday, May 21, 2018

FARGO, N.D. — A Wisconsin man has been convicted of selling drugs that led to overdoses in the Fargo and Moorhead, Minnesota area.

Twenty-eight-year-old Jovan Harris, of Milwaukee is accused of selling heroin that led to three overdoses, including the death of a Moorhead man in September 2015.

A jury found Harris guilty of six counts, including possession with intent to distribute a controlled substance resulting in death and serious bodily injury.

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Authorities said the heroin that Harris distributed was brought to Fargo-Moorhead from Milwaukee.

Sentencing has not been scheduled. Harris said in court documents he will file motions within the next month requesting acquittal or a new trial.