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80 Arrested, 95 Pounds of Meth and 75 Guns Seized in Largest Drug Bust Initiative in Recent History

The largest drug takedown initiative in Puget Sound has netted more than 80 drug dealers, U.S. Attorney Annette Hayes said. The initiative began this year and was conducted in four different operations across King, Pierce, Snohomish, Skagit and Thurston counties.

“Over the last four months, more than 80 drug dealing conspirators moving meth, heroin, cocaine and fentanyl have been taken off our streets where they preyed on destructive addictions and used gun crime to further their trade,” said Hayes.

Thirty-five members of a drug trafficking ring were arrested Wednesday as part of the fourth bust, aimed at reducing drug and gang violence in South Sound communities.

Read more at Q13 Fox.


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