Drug Bust Called County's Largest In 20 Years

ELYRIA, Ohio (AP) - A Lorain County drug bust netted $750,000 worth of cocaine and crack in what authorities said was the largest bust there in 20 years.

Authorities from several agencies raided 11 homes in Oberlin and Elyria on Tuesday night and arrested nine people.

Police seized drugs, approximately $70,000 in cash and about 20 guns and other weapons.

Officers seized a black bookbag filled with nearly 22 pounds of cocaine from one Oberlin apartment.

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