Prince’s Paisley Park Home Raided by DEA: All the Details

Prince performs at the 36th NAACP Image Awards at the Dorothy Chandler Pavilion on March 19, 2005, in Los Angeles. Credit: Kevin Winter/Getty Images

The U.S. Drug Enforcement Administration and local sheriff’s deputies raided Prince’s Paisley Park compound in Chanhassen, Minnesota, on Tuesday, May 10, as part of an ongoing investigation into the “Purple Rain” singer’s April 21 death, CNN reported, citing a law enforcement official.

According to the Associated Press, a Carver County sheriff’s vehicle entered through the gates of Paisley Park along with about a dozen unmarked vehicles. The raid comes after a search warrant obtained by the Los Angeles Times revealed, according to the AP, that a Minnesota doctor named Michael Todd Schulenberg prescribed “medications and prescriptions" to Prince prior to his death.

“Detectives are revisiting the scene at Paisley Park as a component of a complete investigation. No other information is available. 802jk,” the Carver County Sherrif’s Office tweeted Tuesday afternoon.

Chief Deputy Jason Kamerud would not expand upon the search, but told the AP on Tuesday by phone that investigators are "being thorough."

Prince, who was found unconscious at Paisley Park on April 21, was reportedly prescribed opioid medications. According to multiple reports, law enforcement officials are trying to determine if the late icon was unlawfully prescribed medications prior to his death.

As previously reported, authorities are considering overdose as Prince’s cause of death. An autopsy was completed on Friday, April 22, but the results are still pending.

"We're continuing to investigate the circumstances of Prince's death," Kamerud previously told Us. "The [medical examiner] will provide toxicology results with her findings." 

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