The Aberdeen Police Department announced Wednesday officers had arrested five people following a month long investigation into methamphetamine distribution. Officers executed a search warrant in the 1600 block of 10th avenue southwest and arrested:
34-year-old April Paw of Aberdeen (charged with distribution of a controlled substance and multiple counts of conspiracy to distrubte methamphetamine)
33-year-old Taw Taw of Aberdeen (Charged with ingesting controlled substance, 7 counts of distribution of a controlled substance and contributing to the abuse and neglect of minor children)
31-year-old Mar Soe Bi of Aberdeen (Charged with contributing to the abuse and neglect of minor children)
27-year-old Lay Htoo of Aberdeen ( Charged with ingesting controlled substancea nd distribution of a controlled substance)
26-year-old Moo Pway Doh Htoo of Aberdeen (arrested on a warrant involving assault)
According to the Police Department, this wwas a joint effort involving the Brown County Sheriff’s office, South Dakota DCI, Aberdeen Fire and Rescue and Brown County Emergency management.