12 People Arrested For Trafficking Drugs

By: Associated Press
By: Associated Press

DALLAS (AP) - The U.S. Attorney's office says that authorities
have arrested and charged 12 people in connection with the
operation of a southeast Oak Cliff drug trafficking ring.
The suspects are set to appear before a federal judge tomorrow.
U.S. Attorney Richard B. Roper of the Northern District of Texas
says in a story in The Dallas Morning News that the suspects were
charged with conspiracy to possess drugs with the intent to
distribute them.
Authorities have yet to arrest three more suspects who face the
same charges.
An indictment unsealed this week shows the suspects used four
houses to keep drugs and cash from sales. One of the houses was
near a middle school.
During the arrests, authorities confiscated more than two
gallons of liquid PCP, 4,000 ecstasy pills and 30 pounds of
marijuana in the homes. Authorities also seized almost $30,000 in
cash, weapons and at least nine vehicles.
A conviction on the charge could lead to prison time of between
five to 40 years along with $2 million fines.

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