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Major undercover investigations yield 132 arrests, seizure of $1.82 million worth of drugs, feds say


September 28, 2018

BUNCOMBE COUNTY, NC (WYFF) - A joint undercover operation has shut down a major drug distribution network on Native American land in Western North Carolina, according to news release from the Department of Justice.

The investigation by the Department of Interior’s Opioid Reduction Task Force, in coordination with the Drug Enforcement Administration, the Cherokee Indian Police Department and multiple federal, state and local law enforcement agencies, began in March 2018 in and around the Qualla Boundary.


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