CLEVELAND, OH (WOIO) - Federal law enforcement agents and police from Northeast Ohio collaborated in a drug trafficking bust that resulted in more than a dozen arrests.
United States Attorney Justin Herdman, along with Drug Enforcement Administration officials and Euclid police, announced the arrests and charges during a press conference Wednesday morning.
The strike force, which consists of police from around Northeast Ohio and agents from the FBI and DEA , conducted raids early Wednesday morning as part of “Operation Crazy Train” in and around Euclid.
Sixteen people were taken into custody.
Six others remain on the run, but warrants have been issued for their arrests. All are alleged to have connections to the “Grovewood Boys” gang.
The suspected ringleader of the gang, Joseph Gray, was apprehended during the raids.
The charges for the 22 suspects are related to drug trafficking involving fentanyl, heroin, carfentanil, and other charges.
If anyone has information about the remaining 6 suspects, call 866-4-WANTED.