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Duplin drug sting nets 19 arrests

By Valentina Wilson
Published On: Jan 30 2013 12:57:32 PM CST
Updated On: Jan 03 2013 10:56:42 PM CST
Duplin Drugs

Duplin County deputies arrested 19 people as part of a drug sting operation.

Deputies say several organizations, including the State Bureau of Investigation, took part in the operation. It's been a six-month investigation.

Deputies say the drugs recovered included cocaine, methamphetamine, marijuana and prescription pills.

Charges against the suspects range from simple possession to manufacturing and trafficking.