published Monday, February 21st, 2011

Walker County: 32 arrested in drug sweep

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Police arrested 32 drug suspects in Walker County during a multi-agency two-day roundup.

“Operation Rolling Thunder” began Wednesday and authorities were able to dismantle four methamphetamine labs and arrest 32, including seven wanted on fugitive warrants, said Sheriff Steve Wilson in a news release.

Suspects were arrested on multiple drug charges, including manufacturing and distribution of meth, distribution of crack cocaine and possession of prescription drugs, Wilson said.

Local area law enforcement offices along with state and federal agencies assisted in the arrests, he said.

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That is the general pattern with Chattanooga's drug hub with most of it coming from the outside county's in question.Bravo law enforcement of Tennessee for that old fashion round up at the drug way corral.

February 21, 2011 at 7:44 p.m.
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