Second part of drug sweep nets 33 arrests

During the past month, the MUSTANG Drug Task Force and Jefferson City police have conducted the second phase of their “2012 Heroin Drug Sweep.”

This multi-phase operation, which police are calling one of the largest narcotics operations in recent years, was in response to the increase in heroin/opiate distribution and heroin/opiate-related overdoses.

During the second phase of the sweep, search warrants were executed at three residences suspected to be involved in heroin distribution, resulting in 33 arrests.

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