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July 23, 2019

Illegal Narcotics Seized

About one and a half tons of illegal narcotics were seized by law enforcement officials in Indian County last year.  The Division of Drug Enforcement within the Bureau of Indian Affairs Office of Justice Services released it’s 2018 Year End Report.  The report notes that over 3,200 pounds of “illegal narcotics”, valued at around $9.8 million, were seized in Indian County last year.  According to the information from the Cherokee Indian Police Department, they made a total of 125 drug arrests in 2018 and seized $32,926 in cash, 80 firearms, and two vehicles valued at $20,000.  They also seized drugs worth almost $2 million.

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