Seven arrests expected in three month drug investigation

Seven arrests expected in three month drug investigation

STARK COUNTY, OH (WOIO) - A drug investigation has been completed after a three month long investigation by the Stark County Sheriff's Office Metro Narcotics Unit and the DEA. The investigation led to the recovery of 125 pounds of marijuana and a kilogram of cocaine.

The marijuana had a street value of $125,000 and the cocaine had a street value of over $40,000.

It is anticipated that seven people will be charged with conspiracy to distribute marijuana, conspiracy to distribute cocaine, possession with the intent to distribute marijuana and a federal firearms charge.

The investigation was a joint collaboration with the FBI safe streets task force, BCI, Medina County drug unit, Ohio State Highway Patrol, Massillon police, and the Stark County prosecutor's office.

This case is still under investigation and additional charges are pending.

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